Recent in Updates by Region (page 15 of 29)
Feb 6, 2009
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
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
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 12, 2009
Currently, passengers must have their liquids in three oz. or less bottles housed in a one quart-sized, clear plastic bag.
Dec 2, 2008
Colipa supports the vote by the European Parliament’s Environment Committee, agreeing with the European Commission to review the Cosmetics Directive.
Dec 2, 2008
Recent media stories have prompted one association to raise questions regarding the safety of some Brazilian keratin treatments, known as escova progressiva in Brazil.
Nov 18, 2008
The company recalled 1 ounce (28 g) tubes of DG Maximum Strength Acne Medicated Gel, sold at Dollar General; Kroger Acne Gel 10% Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Medication, sold at Kroger; and Equate: Medicated Acne Gel, sold at Wal-Mart.
Nov 3, 2008
The Web site aims to give clear information to a wide range of stakeholders on issues of importance to the cosmetics industry.
Oct 29, 2008
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has adjusted the REACH-IT system, which the agency reports has improved the performance of online and bulk pre-registrations for REACH.
Oct 28, 2008
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) recently received US$66.8 million in funding out of the US$150 million allocated for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Oct 7, 2008
At the the Cosmetic Ingredient Review's (CIR) 108th Expert Panel meeting, it approved fumaric acid at 5%; requested more data on Basic Violet 3, 1 and 4; deemed licorice extract and allantoin safe; reviewed the article claiming a link between moisturizers and UVB-induced tumors; and requested a carcinogenicity study on toluene-3,4-diamine as a hair dye ingredient.
Oct 1, 2008 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While California and Dubai may seem like an odd pair, new regulations in Dubai surfaced when California released more information on compliance with the California Safe Cosmetics Program, providing the perfect opportunity to discuss them together in one column.