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New Concepts in Cosmetic Regulations. . .It's Time to Leave the 1930s Behind

In the days when lawmakers were penning the original rules, understanding the differences between 'cosmetics' and 'drugs' was an easy business. These terms have run their course and really no longer suit the industry.

10 Aspects of Cosmetics Data Mandated by the EU

Product safety: It's crucial. That's why European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 requires the following 10 aspects of cosmetic product data to be provided in order to support a proper safety assessment.

Natural Market Gets Clarity With New Council

"Our aim is to create real, meaningful and lasting change in the naturals market, and ensure that consumers are armed with the information they need to make informed purchases."

You Think Your Product's Ready for Europe?

Europe's Cosmetics Regulation requires that, prior to their market release, cosmetic products undergo a safety assessment. From this, a safety report is drawn up for each product. In this column, we show you what elements of data you’ll need to gather.

ICMAD Urges National Safety Standard for Cosmetic Regulations

“The safety of our cosmetics and personal care products is our top priority–without safe products those who manufacture and sell them would have no business."

VIDEO: Does the Triclosan Ruling Open Doors for New Product Types?

In this sixth video in our series, David C. Steinberg considers whether the FDA's triclosan ruling presents an opportunity.

VIDEO: How Does Europe View Antibacterial Soaps?

This fifth video in our series with David C. Steinberg, recorded at in-cosmetics North America, continues the triclosan discussion with a brief look at how Europe regulates antibacterial soaps.

VIDEO: 2 Questions on the FDA's Triclosan Ruling

The FDA's ruling on triclosan raises two questions, which David C. Steinberg describe in this fourth video in our series. However, he concedes that fighting the ruling is like "doubling down on an already-lost bet."

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest: Emerging Trends and Regulatory Hurdles in Bath and Body

Is the average consumer more concerned about their body above the shoulders? Are they unwilling to spend more on bath and body because there's no big difference between products, despite the price point? Explore this and more with us.

VIDEO: Is there a Future for Hand Sanitizers?

In this third video in a series, David C. Steinberg predicts the outlook for future consumer hand sanitizers in light of the FDA's triclosan ruling.

EFfCI Brings Animal-testing Actions Before U.K. Courts

Court says EU law makes no distinction depending on where the animal testing was carried out.

VIDEO: Will the Triclosan Ban Leave Us Empty-handed?

Triclosan got the FDA's boot earlier this month. So now what? In this second installment of our video series, David Steinberg continues the discussion.

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