Recent in Updates by Region (page 22 of 29)

Dermatologists Raise Concern for Hydroquinone Banning

Dermatologists have raised their voice against the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed rule banning over-the-counter availability of hydroquinone.

Regulatory Review: EU Update: Animal Origin Materials and Other SCCP Opinions

This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It discusses regulation of animal origin ingredients in addition to SCCP opinions on coumarin, parabens, toluene, triclosan, HC Red No. 1 and 4-methylbenzylidene camphor.

China Gets Tougher on Cosmetics

The list of substances banned from cosmetics in China has doubled, effective July 1, 2007.

California Questions Safety of Anthraquinone

OEHHA, the lead organization for the implementation of Proposition 65 in California has once again extended the closing date for public comment regarding its intent to list anthraquinone.

Cosmetic Valley and UNITIS Partner

A partnership agreement has been announced between Cosmetic Valley and UNITIS.

Eye Products Containing Lead Banned in Maryland

Best Foods Inc. (New York) has agreed to stop selling eye cosmetic products that contain lead in Maryland.

Brunei Bans Cosmetic Products

The Ministry of Health in Brunei has banned 27 cosmetic products that contain potentially harmful substances.

CIR Reviews Safety for 17 Ingredients

At the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel's 101st meeting, a total of 17 separate ingredient reports were considered.

EU Parliament Adopts Compromise Text for REACH

Yesterday the European Union Parliament adopted the compromise text for the European chemicals regulation, REACH.

CIR Reopens Assessment on Calendula Officinalis

After receiving a report from UNITIS, CIR is once again investigating the safety of Calendula officinalis in leave-on cosmetics.

Regulatory Review: European Update

This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It includes animal testing, sunscreen guidelines and prohibition of vitamin K1.

CTFA Requests Public Comments on Guidelines

The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is requesting public comments on the new and revised CTFA Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines.

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