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Dec 02, 2008 | 05:54 PM CST
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 | 04:18 PM CST
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 12, 2008 | 11:13 AM CST
Europe has harmonized organic personal care standards with the launch of the European Cosmetics Standards Working Group's Cosmetics Organic Standard.
Nov 05, 2008 | 10:04 AM CST
A framework has been adopted to increase international cooperation, collaboration and communication on alternative test methods.
Nov 03, 2008 | 01:38 PM CST
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 | 09:15 AM CDT
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 | 11:04 AM CDT
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 20, 2008 | 03:41 PM CDT
Australia and New Zealand have taken a first step toward regulating nanotechnology, specifically with a call for food companies to disclose any products that contain particles invisible to the naked eye.
Oct 07, 2008 | 04:50 PM CDT
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 07, 2008 | 03:09 PM CDT
In a Sept. 19 news alert, the ECHA noted that some pre-registrations may not be valid, primarily because phase-in obligations were not fulfilled, or the Only Representative status did not comply with provisions of the REACH regulation.