Recent in Claims/Labeling (page 6 of 7)
Jul 30, 2009 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Little is more confusing to marketers and cosmetic formulators than product claims regulations. Questions regarding the rules commonly arise.
Feb 11, 2009 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
This new regulation is a self-classification system for companies that identifies hazardous chemicals and informs users of their presence through standard symbols and phrases on the packaging labels, and through safety data sheets.
Jan 30, 2009 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Two recent changes to regulations will significantly impact the industry in 2009. These include changes to over-the-counter (OTC) labels, and the latest amendment to the Lacey Act.
Jan 13, 2009
Vicks VapoRub, a popular topical congestion remedy, was reported to cause airway inflammation, resulting in restricted breathing in infants and toddlers, according to a study by Wake Forest University.
Dec 17, 2008 | Anthony J. O'Lenick, Jr., Siltech LLC
The Principal Register grants benefits to registered trademarks; the Supplemental Register is primarily designed for marks to distinguish the applicant's goods or services
Apr 9, 2008
Manufacturers are trying to prove to consumers that their products are eco-friendly, according to a study.
Sep 20, 2007
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Procter & Gamble Co. over hand sanitizer claims.
May 24, 2007
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association has announced that the Consumer Commitment Code is now in effect.
May 30, 2006
Consumers rely on product labels nearly every day. For many, labels provide answers to questions a consumer may have about results, but what if those labels aren't entirely accurate.
Apr 27, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive of the European Union (EU) has added 26 new contact allergens that the EU states must be listed on the ingredient declaration if they exceed certain minimum levels.
Feb 1, 2006
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register requiring the declaration of carmine and cochineal extract...
Dec 23, 2005 | G. Guglielmini, Sinerga SpA
Tanning magnifiers, known in the United States as tanning accelerators, enhance the substrate or the production of melanin. One example is an innovative N-acyl derivative from L-tyrosine. This article describes a way to evaluate its pigmentation efficacy after UV irradiation. Also discussed is the regulatory status of tanning magnifiers.