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Bypassing Adverse Skin Pathways: EU Rules for Cosmetics Tox Testing

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.

CTPA: "Getting the Best from Brexit"

The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) has recently released a position paper titled, “Getting the Best from Brexit.”

9 EU Requirements for Risk Assessment

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.

Korean Regulations Get a Makeover

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.

Canada's Revolution for Consolidating Self-care Products

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.

Lead Levels in Cosmetics: Comment Now

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.

10 Aspects of Cosmetics Data Mandated by the EU

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.

You Think Your Product's Ready for Europe?

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.

ICMAD Urges National Safety Standard for Cosmetic Regulations

“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."

VIDEO: Does the Triclosan Ruling Open Doors for New Product Types?

In this sixth video in our series, David C. Steinberg considers whether the FDA's triclosan ruling presents an opportunity.

VIDEO: How Does Europe View Antibacterial Soaps?

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.

VIDEO: 2 Questions on the FDA's Triclosan Ruling

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."

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