Recent in Claims/Labeling (page 3 of 5)

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.

Big Win for Cosmetics: Court Closes Prop 65 Titanium Dioxide Case

The cosmetics industry was able to thwart an attack against it concerning the ingredient titanium dioxide in the State of California court system.

Coming Soon? Toothpaste Regulated as a Cosmetic in China

If toothpaste is regulated as a cosmetic product, manufacturers will have to list all of the ingredients.

Consumers Reading Labels: Can You Define SPF?

Recent study "Assessment of Consumer Knowledge of New Sunscreen Labels” finds consumers are still confused over sunscreen terminology and less than half could define SPF.

Read the Label: Erborian Pâte Au Ginseng Black Concentrated Mask

Erborian Korean Skin Care’s syrup-like black mask claims to help skin appear smoother and feel more elastic.

FDA Hones in on Cosmetic Claims

The FDA issued five such letters since November 2014, the most recent being sent to StriVectin. Following those letters, the FDA has also issued a document that clarifies cosmetic versus drug claims for the consumer to highlight what cosmetic companies are able to say.

Demystifying Cosmetic Science for Consumers

Cosmetic scientists know the headaches of alarmist groups and junk science. They reformulate products pulled from shelves due to mistruths from would-be "experts." Joe Schwarcz, PhD, of McGill University will explore why there is a need to demystify cosmetic science during the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit.

The Consequences of Physiological Cosmetics

The cosmetics industry has a long history of using science to ensure the safety and efficacy of products. However, advances in research on the physiological interactions of products have had many consequences. These will be the crux of a discussion led by Steve Barton during the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit this June.

Formulating Within Regulatory Constraints

Regulations incite mixed emotions. On the one hand, they constrain innovation; on the other hand, they can force a new and better solution. Updates on regulations and some solutions for them will be covered by Rob Ross-Fichtner, of Focal Point Research, at the June 22 and 23, 2015, Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit.

NAD Recommends Claim Alteration for P&G's Secret Clinical Strength

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) discontinue "100% odor protection" claims for the company’s Secret Clinical Strength Clear Gel and Invisible Solid. Claims, including those made in television, print, and social media advertising, as well as on the company website, were challenged by Unilever United States Inc.

Walmart U.S., Sam's Club Set Full Ingredient Disclosure Goals

The plan includes full disclosure of all ingredients including those typically protected under trade secrets such as fragrances.

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