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ANZTPA Launches Newsletter

The Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Authority, a joint organization between New Zealand and Australia to establish uniform cosmetic regulation, has launched a newsletter to chronicle its actions.

Regulatory Review: European Update

The European Union (EU) recently issued two important documents. The first document covered units of measure while the second discussed public consultation on the simplification of the Cosmetic Directive. In addition, several new opinions were given by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP). Finally the latest Adaptations to Technical Progress (ATP) were released.

CIR Holds 102ND Meeting

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel considered 10 ingredients at its 102nd meeting in Washington DC.

CTFA Establishes Code for Cosmetic Companies

The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association has announced that the Consumer Commitment Code is now in effect.

CTFA Releases 6th Regulatory Manual

The sixth edition provides an updated overview of the regulatory environment in 74 countries.

SCCP Reviews Hydrogen Peroxide

The European Commission is requesting an opinion from the Scientific committee on Consumer Products on the health risks associated with the use of hydrogen peroxide in oral hygiene products.

China Lightens Restrictions on Cosmetic Raw Materials

Importers of cosmetic products in China are no longer required to provide a bovine spongiform encephalopathy-free certificate.

China Gets Tougher on Cosmetic Claims

Chinese cosmetic producers soon will be banned from exaggerating the effects of their products.

Organic Food Inspector Sets Standards for Organic Personal Care

The Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G), a UK-based organic food inspector and licensor, has established a standard for organic cosmetics and body care.

Recall Reminder: Test Products

Routine product tests initiated this product recall--a harsh reminder of the importance of testing and preserving products.

Regulatory Review: Canada's Personal Care Natural Health Product Regulations

The only things that are “natural,” are earth, wind and fire. Marketers know that, with the exception of animal skin, natural sells, be it food, cosmetics or clothing. But what happens if a government declares a product to be a “natural health product?"

Environmental Groups Raise Concern Surrounding 1,4-Dioxane

A number of activist groups have recently reported that some personal care products were found to contain harmful levels of 1,4-Dioxane

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C&T Summit

C&T Summit is a new two-day event for cosmetic scientists focused on both theory and application. Coming June 26 & 27, 2014 to University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the conference and join the mailing list to learn more today.

Coloring the Cosmetic World

Coloring the Cosmetic World book cover

Finally! A practical resource on cosmetic pigments in one book. Edwin B. Faulkner offers a comprehensive look at what goes into selecting colors for decorative cosmetic products. Order your copy today.