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Jun 15, 2007
A 17 year-old track star from Staten Island, N.J., USA, died from overexposure to methyl salicylate, an ingredient commonly formulated in OTC muscle pain cream that is also known as salicylic acid methyl ester, oil of wintergreen, betula oil and methyl-2-hydroxybenzoate.
Jun 5, 2007
Cautioning consumers, the FDA warned against using toothpaste made in China and issued an alert to prevent DEG-containing toothpaste from entering the United States.
Jun 4, 2007
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.
Jun 1, 2007 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
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.
May 31, 2007
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel considered 10 ingredients at its 102nd meeting in Washington DC.
May 24, 2007
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association has announced that the Consumer Commitment Code is now in effect.
May 22, 2007
The sixth edition provides an updated overview of the regulatory environment in 74 countries.
May 14, 2007
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.
May 9, 2007
Importers of cosmetic products in China are no longer required to provide a bovine spongiform encephalopathy-free certificate.
Apr 25, 2007
Chinese cosmetic producers soon will be banned from exaggerating the effects of their products.
Apr 11, 2007
The Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G), a UK-based organic food inspector and licensor, has established a standard for organic cosmetics and body care.
Apr 10, 2007
Routine product tests initiated this product recall--a harsh reminder of the importance of testing and preserving products.