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Mar 24, 2011 | 04:25 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick turns to Nick Morante of Nick Morante Consultants to explain the difference between natural colorants and mineral-based colorants with a special focus on iron oxides and the difference in the regulation of iron oxides in the United States and Europe.
Oct 13, 2010 | 10:29 AM CDT
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is seeking public comments on proposed revisions for its "Green Guides," which are designed to help marketers avoid making misleading product claims. Since marketing often impacts product formulation, it is important for formulators to understand the proposed changes as well as provide their input.
Jul 26, 2010 | 10:33 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has published a response to "The Story of Cosmetics," a video by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) alleging that cosmetic manufacturers formulate toxic chemicals into consumer products.
Jun 23, 2010 | 05:20 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, C&T magazine
Innovative raw materials and research abounded at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ (SCC) 2010 Annual Scientific Seminar; however, challenges from previous years continued—namely, the line between cosmetics and drugs, how to become more eco-friendly, and how to reinvent the hair care and color cosmetic categories.
Jun 21, 2010 | 05:02 PM CDT
US retailer Whole Foods will now require personal care products having organic claims to be third-party certified by the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) National Organic Program (NOP) standard by June 1, 2011, in order to be sold at its stores.
Apr 09, 2010 | 11:11 AM CDT
As of March 2010, raw material suppliers can certify their products under the NaTrue label in the same way as finished product manufacturers.
Jan 12, 2010 | 09:40 AM CST
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2010 as the "International Year of Biodiversity" to raise awareness for the importance of biodiversity, thus calling attention to natural ingredient sourcing practices.
Sep 23, 2009 | 08:12 AM CDT
Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr. turns to David R. Macinga, PhD, and James W. Arbogast, PhD, to explain the differences between the US FDA categories used to classify hand sanitizer actives.
Sep 17, 2009 | 05:50 PM CDT
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.
Sep 15, 2009 | 04:59 PM CDT
The American Herbal Products Association filed comments in support of a document drafted by the US Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program that suggests certifying and labeling soaps "organic" or "made with" under the Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA).