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Apr 07, 2009 | 09:40 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council has issued a statement urging the United States to eliminate tariffs imposed by Mexico on products such as makeup, skin care, hair care and more.
Mar 23, 2009 | 05:04 PM CDT
Over-arching goals have spurred a collaboration to develop safe and effective nano-engineered products. While these efforts concentrate on medical use, implications for personal care are on the horizon.
Mar 23, 2009 | 03:03 PM CDT
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
In order to avoid duplication of tests, the REACH regulation requires the exchange of data among the potential registrants in a substance information exchange forum (SIEF). The European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) has published a methodology to facilitate the start of the activities required by the SIEF and a project schedule.
Mar 12, 2009 | 11:02 PM CDT
The council considered the two chemicals "trace" or extremely low in personal care products. In addition, it found that the percentages are below established regulatory limits or safety thresholds and are not a cause for health concern.
Mar 11, 2009 | 09:31 AM CDT
Today, March 11, 2009, two bans enter into force concerning animal testing for cosmetics products sold in the European Union. The first bans the testing of ingredients on animals while the second bans the sale of cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals.
Mar 06, 2009 | 01:11 PM CST
According to the committee, the ingredient is not safe at the given concentration in mouthwashes and leave-on products such as body lotion due to a higher absorption rate.
Feb 06, 2009 | 09:46 AM CST
The Canadian government announced the publication of final conclusions and initial risk management approaches for Batch 2 substances in the Chemicals Management Plan. Batch 2 included 16 substances.
Jan 27, 2009 | 08:08 PM CST
Topical anesthetics desensitize nerve endings that lie near the surface of the skin with anesthetic drugs such as lidocaine, tetracaine, benzocaine and prilocaine in a cream, ointment or gel.
Jan 26, 2009 | 04:37 PM CST
When exposed to air and heat, tea tree oil is prone to oxidation and yields epoxides and other oxidation products that contribute to its skin sensitizing potential.
Jan 19, 2009 | 10:21 AM CST
ECVAM's Scientific Advisory Committee has endorsed the scientific validity of the harmonized ECVAM performance standards for the Local Lymph Node Assay.