Recent in Updates by Region (page 1 of 12)
Feb 10, 2017
Skin sensitization is one of the critical endpoints used to assess cosmetic ingredient safety, as highlighted in the EU regulation. Considerations for non-animal skin sensitization testing are discussed here.
Feb 1, 2017
The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) has recently released a position paper titled, “Getting the Best from Brexit.”
Jan 20, 2017
An ingredient's highest safe dose divided by its exposure equals its margin of safety; that's the gist of the EU's risk assessment . This sixth article in a series covers the specific requirements for risk determination.
Jan 17, 2017
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of Korea announced upcoming changes to policies in the food, pharma, quasi-drug, cosmetic and medical device sector for 2017. These changes are important to keep this regional hub of innovation internationally aligned.
Jan 3, 2017
Health Canada is working to reform regulations for cosmetics, natural health products and over-the-counter drugs based on risk. The newly proposed system raises endless questions, concerns and opinions.
Dec 22, 2016
Want a say in the levels of lead allowed in cosmetics? Now's your chance. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking comments on its newly drafted guidelines.
Nov 15, 2016
Product safety: It's crucial. That's why European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 requires the following 10 aspects of cosmetic product data to be provided in order to support a proper safety assessment.
Oct 20, 2016
Europe's Cosmetics Regulation requires that, prior to their market release, cosmetic products undergo a safety assessment. From this, a safety report is drawn up for each product. In this column, we show you what elements of data you’ll need to gather.
Oct 18, 2016
“The safety of our cosmetics and personal care products is our top priority–without safe products those who manufacture and sell them would have no business."
Oct 6, 2016
In this sixth video in our series, David C. Steinberg considers whether the FDA's triclosan ruling presents an opportunity.
Oct 4, 2016
This fifth video in our series with David C. Steinberg, recorded at in-cosmetics North America, continues the triclosan discussion with a brief look at how Europe regulates antibacterial soaps.
Sep 30, 2016
The FDA's ruling on triclosan raises two questions, which David C. Steinberg describe in this fourth video in our series. However, he concedes that fighting the ruling is like "doubling down on an already-lost bet."