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Big Win for Cosmetics: Court Closes Prop 65 Titanium Dioxide Case

The cosmetics industry was able to thwart an attack against it concerning the ingredient titanium dioxide in the State of California court system.

ICMAD CEO Stresses Universal Standards in Cosmetic Regulation

Pamela Busiek, who will speak at the Global Retailers and Manufacturers Alliance (GRMA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Aug. 3, addresses ongoing efforts to reform cosmetic regulation.

CIDESCO Supports Microbead Ban; Calls for Safe Alternatives

As the global environmental issue of plastic microbeads in waterways gains traction, CIDESCO calls for action.

Coming Soon? Toothpaste Regulated as a Cosmetic in China

If toothpaste is regulated as a cosmetic product, manufacturers will have to list all of the ingredients.

FDA Seeks Public Input Ahead of ICCR Cosmetics Regulation Meeting

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting on September 10, 2015 to receive input from the public on various topics pertaining to the regulation of cosmetics.

TerraVerdae BioWorks Develops Environmental Microspheres

TerraVerdae BioWorks released a line of biodegradable, natural microspheres to be utilized in cosmetic and personal care products.

Connecticut Bans Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetics

Companies will have three years to phase out the use of plastic microbeads from their cosmetic products in Connecticut following a state ban.

Personal Care Products Council Applauds US Congress for TPA Legislation

The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation will provide new opportunities for enhancing the global beauty trade.

Bill to Phase Out Animal Testing Reaches US House

The Humane Cosmetics Act aims to end animal testing for cosmetics after a one year phase in and it would also phase out the sale of animal-tested cosmetics in three years.

The Confounding Nature of Regulating Natural Personal Care Ingredients

What makes a product safe? What makes a product nature-inspired or pseudo-natural? Existing and pending regulations—and the mixed messaging that results—create confusion for the consumer and safety dilemmas for product manufacturers.

Consumers Reading Labels: Can You Define SPF?

Recent study "Assessment of Consumer Knowledge of New Sunscreen Labels” finds consumers are still confused over sunscreen terminology and less than half could define SPF.

Read the Label: Erborian Pâte Au Ginseng Black Concentrated Mask

Erborian Korean Skin Care’s syrup-like black mask claims to help skin appear smoother and feel more elastic.

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