Recent in Claims/Labeling (page 2 of 5)
May 19, 2016
This article reminds us that the FDA has issued a warning about claims which would imply certain cosmetics would be considered drugs under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
May 12, 2016
Les Smith, C&T scientific advisor, offers his insights on recent trends in claims substantiation and its direct impact on the role of the cosmetic formulator.
Apr 28, 2016
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.
Apr 21, 2016
The FTC determines companies can’t promote their personal care products as “all natural” if they contain any synthetics, such as dimethicone and phenoxyethanol.
Apr 12, 2016
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.
Mar 7, 2016
BASF received the international halal certification HAS 23000 for the 145 ingredients the company offers for personal and home care products.
Feb 4, 2016
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.
Dec 1, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is finally talking about it: the word natural. Will this discussion move to cosmetics, next?
Nov 12, 2015
Seki Cosmeticals, LLC's Wen Schroeder talks about toxicological profiling and animal testing bans.
Nov 12, 2015
Dr. Annelie Struessmann comments on the need for innovation in the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Oct 20, 2015
Spooky makeup fills novelty shops this time of year, but what did dermatologists and other experts have to say about safety and ingredients?
Sep 29, 2015
In an unlikely turn, the Chinese government has embraced a Western approach to cosmetics regulation. However, it comes with a traditional Chinese twist.