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Apr 9, 2010
As of March 2010, raw material suppliers can certify their products under the NaTrue label in the same way as finished product manufacturers.
Sep 17, 2009
Clariant has launched its EcoTain label to support the cosmetic and personal care industry’s commitment to choosing more natural, eco-friendly products and formulation concepts.
Apr 1, 2009 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Previous columns have discussed Canadian Natural Health Products regulations but have steered clear of the natural and organic debate, although this author previously published an article that debates animal versus vegetable ingredients, in which he explains that a chemical is a chemical regardless of its origin; a molecule of glycerin is just that, whether from natural sources like animal or vegetable fat, or from petroleum or biodiesel sources.
Mar 6, 2009
The two are developing a draft guiding manufacturers on how to demonstrate compliance with both standards.
Nov 12, 2008
Europe has harmonized organic personal care standards with the launch of the European Cosmetics Standards Working Group's Cosmetics Organic Standard.
Jun 20, 2008
Tony O'Lenick and Laura Anderson describe the Green Star Rating (GSR) system, a unique rating system developed to calculate the renewable content of a product.
Jun 17, 2008
Recently, Na True published a definition for natural and organic cosmetics as well as criteria for a three-tiered label system that is expected to become valid throughout Europe.
Jun 12, 2008
An increase in customer relations and sincerity during the implementation in the green trend, which continues to grow, is necessary to further development consumer trust, says the Natural Marketing Institute.
Jun 3, 2008
This "Letter to the Editor" explores marketing's role in confusing the consumer. "Most substances on Earth are 'natural,''' states the writer. "Some marketers use these words incorrectly and I am concerned this is harming our industry."
May 6, 2008
Australian researchers are closer to turning crops into bio factories capable of producing oils to replace petrochemicals such as fatty acids.
Mar 10, 2008
Organic Monitor predicts 2008 to be defining year in the adoption of natural and organic standards in the cosmetics industry.
Feb 27, 2008
Cosmetics producers in North America now can certify their natural and organic products by standards similar to Europe's.