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Recent in Claims/Labeling (page 1 of 8)

Green Biologics Receives Halal and Kosher Certifications

“These certifications are becoming popular, not only for those with religious motivations, but also to the wider market as they are being used as an effective method for identifying high quality goods.”

Gordon Labs Achieves Certification Highlighting its Management System

“Our certification reflects our commitment to the responsible management of product development, the workplace environment and product realization through internal audits with corrective and preventative actions.”

SkinNinja Wants to Help Identify Ingredients in Beauty Products

SkinNinja informs users of the ingredients used in their beauty products and provides them with a "Shelf Health Report" once the ingredient data has been collected.

UPDATED: FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan

Along with triclosan, the FDA has banned 23 other ingredients used in health care antiseptics, finding their safety and efficacy insufficient.

UPDATE: Claire's Recalls Glitter Cosmetics After Asbestos Allegations

Claire's, a retailer aimed at young girls and teenagers, has recalled several glitter-containing products after allegations surfaced that they contain asbestos.

FDA Weighs in on Holographic Cosmetics

Holographic, iridescent and other special effect color additives have been allowed to shine in recent consumer trends. Click through for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's take on how these additives are regulated.

Grant Receives Halal Certification

Maintaining hundreds of products and INCI ingredients, Grant Industries is now officially halal certified. This certification is in demand across nearly every country globally and the company is working to fulfill the industry need.

BASF is FONAP's Newest Supporting Member

"Becoming an official supporter of FONAP is an important signal for BASF in its ongoing efforts to foster sustainable oil palm products."

Navigating a Brave New Nature: Cosmetics vs. Drugs

While many can distinguish a drug from a cosmetic, per regulations in North America, the written text of how a product benefits the skin can determine how it is categorized. In Canada, a product is a cosmetic, a drug or a natural health product. In the United States, a product can be either, or comply with regulations for both cosmetics and drugs.

FDA Cracks Down on Skin Lighteners

Skin whitening products walk the line between cosmetics and drugs, and often carry dangerous side effects. Flawless Beauty's injectable whitening products were struck down by a federal judge, putting lightening products under the lens.

6 Legally Binding Criteria for EU Product Claims

No one likes to get blacklisted by governing bodies for stretching the truth about what their product can do. Thus, to avoid indiscretions on the European market, this installment in our EU regulatory series outlines the rules for cosmetic claims.

Road to Regulation: Microneedling Devices Defined by FDA

Microneedling devices have, for some time, been without widely enforced regulation. As such, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a draft guidance on Sept. 15, 2017, defining when tools are considered esthetic vs. medical in nature, along with potential regulatory changes.

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