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Aug 23, 2011 | 10:41 AM CDT
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
In the EU, numerous mandates for new scientific opinions have been posted in 2011, with a specification of the assessment criteria and goals. The application areas mostly focus on the new and ongoing ingredient assessments of hair dyes, preservatives and UV filters.
Jun 10, 2011 | 08:20 AM CDT
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance outlining its view on how to identify whether regulated products contain nanomaterials or apply such technologies.
Feb 16, 2011 | 07:49 AM CST
The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has established a repository of 25 different reference nanomaterials, including titanium dioxide, to support safety assessments and ensure consumer protection and confidence in various applications and products.
Jul 22, 2010 | 05:25 PM CDT
US House representatives recently introduced HR 5786, the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010, only days after the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) petitioned Congress for greater oversight from the US Food and Drug Administration.
May 25, 2010 | 09:17 AM CDT
John Bailey, chief scientist of the Personal Care Products Council, has released a statement in response to the 2010 Environmental Working Group (EWG) Sunscreen Report.
Mar 30, 2010 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Jeffrey L. Eichen, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz …
Nanometer-scale components are increasingly appearing in cosmetic formulations and a corresponding increase in related patents has occurred. To assist inventors and formulators in protecting nano-scale inventions, this article describes approaches to claimed inventions and illustrates key variables that formulators can monitor and record to give a patent the best chance of later being found valid and infringed.
Mar 19, 2010 | 10:49 AM CDT
Nanotechnology can have positive affects on aesthetics, efficacy and delivery when formulated into skin care and sun care products, according to Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD, FAAD, a dermatologist and clinical assistant professor in the department of dermatology at the University of North Carolina.
Nov 20, 2009 | 11:48 AM CST
The Scandinavian Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCANCOS) defended the safety of parabens and addressed the safety of nanoparticles at its Sustainable Cosmetics Conference, held Nov. 5-6, 2009 in Malmö, Sweden.
Aug 19, 2009 | 09:18 AM CDT
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened the investigation of nanoscale titanium dioxide in water treatment and topical sunscreen with a draft document and a call for public comment.
Jun 01, 2009 | 11:43 AM CDT
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD, JW Solutions
Academia continues to conduct experiments demonstrating that nanoparticles do not penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin but skeptics and activist groups do not accept this evidence.