Recent in Updates by Region (page 1 of 16)

Korean Regulatory Update 2017: Get Authorized

As an update to our 2013 coverage of Korean Cosmetic Regulations, here, author and consultant Ben Teoh provides another look at the current status of cosmetic regulations this region.

Canada’s ‘High’ Hopes for Regulatory Reform: Cannabis Legislation Sparks Debate

Canada is preparing for a regulatory overhaul that could replace outdated rules and classifications with one category:"Consumer Health Products." Cannabis-containing products also face trailblazing reform as countries and states disagree on the controversial ingredient's legality. What parallels can be drawn? Read on to learn.

Fatty Amines Market Size Expected to Escalate

Grand Review Research is expecting a rapid pick-up in the fatty amines market as the Asia-Pacific region drives the industry to the top. This market is especially prevalent among personal care and household products.

Nagoya Protocol Takes Bio Products to 'Flask' in Korea

The Nagoya Protocol went into effect on August 17, 2017, in Korea. How might this impact the region, or even the greater cosmetics industry? It may be too soon to tell.

Laying Down the Law: EU Labeling Requirements

Consumer information is an important part of the European Cosmetics Regulation and consists of two major components: product labeling and claims. This installment lays down the labeling laws.

A Century of Cosmetic Regulation [Timeline]

The modern FDA began to take shape after color additive misuse came to light in The Jungle. Personal care regulation has come a long way in the century that followed—Click through to learn more.

Is it Toxic? EU Mandate, Part 10: Safety

For each cosmetic product placed on the EU market, a safety evaluation must be performed. This includes a review of the toxicological profile of its ingredients, with a particular focus on genotoxicity. This mandate is described here.

Florida Eases Back on Cosmetic Regulations

Cosmetic manufacturers will soon no longer be subject to Florida's product registration fees, thanks to a new bill eliminating many cosmetic regulations in the state.

Kemi Pushes for EU Preservatives Review

Nineteen preservatives were reviewed by the Swedish Chemicals Agency to determine their environmental and health properties. The group is now calling for action at the national level to keep cosmetics safe.

SC Johnson Boosts Transparency with Allergen Disclosure

Following growing industry transparency, SC Johnson has released a list of 368 potential skin allergens in its products in efforts to push standards forward.

Products Must Be Stable and Able: EU Mandate, Part 9

Cosmetic products need not stand up to centuries of storage under extreme conditions or in unforeseeable uses. They have a much bigger foe to face: the consumer. This ninth installment in our series explains stability requirements for products marketed in the EU.

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