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NYC’s Microbead Bust

City council aims to stop the plastic microbeads found in personal care products that have infiltrated NYC waterways and water treatment facilities.

Canada Issues Polymers Mandatory Notice

The Canadian Government has issued a mandatory notice to be completed and submitted by companies who imported, manufactured or used polymer substances in their products.

What Dermatologists, FDA Say about Halloween Makeup

Spooky makeup fills novelty shops this time of year, but what did dermatologists and other experts have to say about safety and ingredients?

Michigan Mulls Microbead Ban; Industry Testifies

A bill banning the sale of products containing microbeads has reached the Michigan House of Representatives; members of the cosmetics and personal care industries have voiced their testimonies on the matter.

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

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