Recent in Claims/Labeling (page 2 of 7)
Sep 28, 2016 | Karen Yarussi-King, Global Regulatory Associates Raleigh-Durham, NC, U.S.
Is the average consumer more concerned about their body above the shoulders? Are they unwilling to spend more on bath and body because there's no big difference between products, despite the price point? Explore this and more with us.
Aug 24, 2016 | Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Remember "naturals?" Where did they lead us? In some cases, to benefit-infused natural products but in others, to greenwashing and chemical-free claims. Enter anti-pollution.
Aug 16, 2016
Once again, U.S. regulators are cracking down on beauty companies that have crossed over into unapproved drug claim territory based on how they are promoting their products online.
Aug 15, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent 10 warning letters to online marketers selling products that claim they provide protection from the Zika virus without the scientific data to back it up.
Aug 2, 2016
Even though these products are often promoted as cosmetics, they also may be unapproved new drugs under the law, says Linda Katz, director of FDA’s Office of Cosmetics and Colors.
Jul 8, 2016 | Robert Ross-Fichtner and Claire Robichaud, Focal Point Research, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
The appearance of “free-from” ingredient claims shocked the industry when they began appearing years ago. Now, as the public feeds into the growing amounts of adverse information about particular ingredients, the “free-from” claim carries more power than ever.
Jun 10, 2016 | Karen Yarussi-King, Global Regulatory Associates, Inc., Clayton, North Carolina, USA
Following in the footsteps of skin care claims, hair care claims are growing bolder as manufacturers try to get an edge on their competition. But no matter how bold the claim, the need for scientific data to substantiate it remains.
May 25, 2016
Following an inquiry by the National Advertising Division, the maker of Aquaphor Baby Diaper Rash Cream is permanently discontinuing express claims that the product relieves diaper rash in six hours.
May 22, 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 | Kevin Campbell
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 | Robert Ross-Fichtner, MSc, and Claire Robichaud, Focal Point Research Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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.