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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.
Jan 16, 2009 | 11:19 AM CST
As part of its Green Chemistry Initiative, the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its six policy recommendations to strengthen the protection of public health.
Jan 13, 2009 | 02:03 PM CST
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
To ensure sufficient time to organize data-sharing and prepare registration dossiers, potential registrants are recommended to perform the necessary follow-up steps as soon as possible.
Jan 13, 2009 | 11:56 AM CST
Vicks VapoRub, a popular topical congestion remedy, was reported to cause airway inflammation, resulting in restricted breathing in infants and toddlers, according to a study by Wake Forest University.
Jan 12, 2009 | 11:25 AM CST
Currently, passengers must have their liquids in three oz. or less bottles housed in a one quart-sized, clear plastic bag.
Dec 17, 2008 | 07:45 AM CST
The European Commission has addressed chemicals that do not have established EINECS numbers--an issue that is known to affect non-EU cosmetics firms in particular. In related news, the ECHA announced an opening for chair of its risk assessment committee.