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Industry Groups Applaud Transpacific Partnership Agreement Wrap Up

Personal care products industry applauds Transpacific Partnership Agreement conclusion.

Animal Testing Ban, Safety Take Center Stage in Regulatory Discussions

As the global landscape of cosmetics and skin care regulations continues to evolve, two topics have taken center stage in regulatory discussions: animal testing bans and safety/ingredient compliance.

California Governor Signs Microbead Ban into Law

Plastic microbeads used in products such as facial scrubs, soaps and toothpaste are prohibited in the state of California on and after Jan. 1, 2020.

Canada Declares Mandatory Survey for Manufacturers Using Microbeads

The Canadian Government is in the process of declaring microbeads as "toxic substances" under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act and has declared a mandatory survey to be completed by companies.

Navigating the Ever-Changing Regulatory Landscape in China, Part II

In an unlikely turn, the Chinese government has embraced a Western approach to cosmetics regulation. However, it comes with a traditional Chinese twist.

Ashland Presents ‘Keystone’ Ingredient: Escalol S UV Filter

Ashland Specialty Ingredients presented Escalol S UV filter as a significant ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection.

California's Modified Microbead Bill Passes Senate

Assembly Bill 888, which prohibits the use of microbeads, was revamped a day after falling short by two votes it needed to pass the California Senate and has now received the Assembly's approval.

Study Finds Thousands of Microbeads Released in a Single Facial Scrub

A study found up to 94,500 microbeads could be released in a single facial scrub application, which further supports proponents of the microbeads ban. #microbeadsban

Russian Parliament Considering Ban on Animal Testing

A draft law is reportedly in the works to ban animal testing in Russia for cosmetics, perfumes and their ingredients. #animaltestingcosmeticsban

Unifying U.S. Cosmetic Regulation: The Challenges of the Personal Care Products Safety Act

The Personal Care Products Safety Act, a bill introduced this past April, proposes regulation of the cosmetics and personal care industry like no other legislation since the U.S. Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938. Perhaps the greatest issue for it to resolve, or fail to, is uniformity of that regulation.

Animal-tested Cosmetics Ban Spreads to Turkey

Turkey is now the latest country to join the group of countries that have banned animal testing for cosmetics. #animaltestingcosmeticsban

FDA Issues Warnings for Cosmetics, Website Claims

The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.

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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.