Recent in Claims/Labeling (page 1 of 7)
Apr 27, 2017 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Cosmetic technologies are amazing. They pack big effects into little jars and boxes whose outer labels don’t (or can’t) do them justice. If they did, nearly every U.S. marketer would be the recipient of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letter.
Apr 27, 2017 | Luigi Rigano, Ph.D., ISPE srl, Milan, Italy
For Muslims, additional rules for cosmetics are mandated by a unique source, the Quran, which implies further safety considerations related to the specific care of one's body. Halal certification, outlined here, is essentially a synonym for the careful supervision over all formula and production details, and its guarantee has gained interest from an increasing number of consumers.
Mar 24, 2017 | Rob Ross-Fichtner and Anna Schwanke, Focal Point Research Inc., Mississauga, Ontario
Both skin tanning and whitening products, especially those not approved, can carry serious health risks. This column will review regulatory aspects of tanning products, radiation-emitting devices, skin colorants and cosmetics, drugs and supplements, and skin whiteners to make formulators aware of these risks.
Feb 16, 2017
Calling all animal lovers: AMSilk is ready to put a smile on your face. The company was awarded The Vegan Society Trademark for two of its cosmetic ingredients, used in personal care and beauty.
Dec 19, 2016
The groups claim that the FDA has not sufficiently reacted to the concerns regarding the health risks that salon keratin hair products containing formaldehyde present.
Dec 13, 2016
AERs that are submitted usually deal with hair products including shampoos, conditioners, hair smoothing products and hair dyes as well as skin products.
Dec 12, 2016
Cosphatec GmbH is now creating vegan friendly thickening agents. The company announced its xanthan gums will now fall in the vegan category as well.
Dec 7, 2016
New free in-depth report outlines the growth opportunities and challenges of infusing beauty brands with anti-pollution claims.
Dec 1, 2016 | Rachel Grabenhofer, managing editor, Cosmetics & Toiletries
While analysts are left to sort through the question of "why" the halal segment is growing, cosmetic companies are moving forward with the "how."
Nov 22, 2016
Changes include the banning of benzylidene camphor, changing requirements for non-oxidant hair dyes and the relationship between local and European Union legislations regarding vivisection.
Nov 17, 2016 | T. Sobisch
Here we go again, questioning the "anti-pollution" trend. Is it real? Is it hype? This Letter to the Editor has some valid points to the latter. We're also hosting a free, two-part webinar to help sort through it all. You decide.
Nov 17, 2016 | Robert Ross-Fichtner, Claire Robichaud, Layne L'Abbe and Dayna Lozon, Focal Point Research Inc. Mississauga, ON
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.