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Make Your Claims Bulletproof: Let Science Serve as Your Vest

Manufacturers are easy and frequent targets of litigation for claims they make on their products. You can avoid unwanted attention from regulatory organizations by ensuring your claims are substantiated by science.

Can You Promote ‘All-natural’ With Synthetic Ingredients?

The FTC determines companies can’t promote their personal care products as “all natural” if they contain any synthetics, such as dimethicone and phenoxyethanol.

Pick and Choose—Balancing Sunscreen Benefits: Sun Protection or Vitamin D?

It’s well-known that over-exposure to UV light is harmful to the body, yet it is vital for production of essential vitamin D. Understanding the balance between the benefits of sun protection and vitamin D synthesis is not yet well understood.

BASF Facility Certified for Halal Production

BASF received the international halal certification HAS 23000 for the 145 ingredients the company offers for personal and home care products.

Gauging Cosmetic Safety in a Post-Animal Testing World

The testing of cosmetic and personal care products on animals has become widely perceived as a vile, often cruel and inhumane practice. Many countries have either banned its use or have pending legislation to do so. The dilemma this leaves is creating reliable methods to test products for safety and quality.

FDA Discusses 'Natural' in Food, Beverage Labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is finally talking about it: the word natural. Will this discussion move to cosmetics, next?

VIDEO: Seki's Schroeder on toxicological profiling, animal testing ban

Seki Cosmeticals, LLC's Wen Schroeder talks about toxicological profiling and animal testing bans.

VIDEO: CONUSBAT's Struessmann Comments on Innovation in Cosmetics

Dr. Annelie Struessmann comments on the need for innovation in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

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?

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.

FDA Issues Warnings for Cosmetics, Website Claims

The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.

Questions Remain with Personal Care Products Safety Act

Some legal advisers are saying unanswered questions remain when it concerns supporting uniformity in cosmetics regulation such as the Personal Care Products Safety Act.

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