Recent in Updates by Region (page 23 of 29)
Dec 14, 2006
Yesterday the European Union Parliament adopted the compromise text for the European chemicals regulation, REACH.
Dec 11, 2006
After receiving a report from UNITIS, CIR is once again investigating the safety of Calendula officinalis in leave-on cosmetics.
Dec 1, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It includes animal testing, sunscreen guidelines and prohibition of vitamin K1.
Nov 29, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is requesting public comments on the new and revised CTFA Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines.
Nov 21, 2006
All cosmetics sold in Canada must now be labelled with a list of ingredients in descending order of content.
Nov 21, 2006
An attempt by the EU to encourage companies to use more environmentally-friendly materials is being opposed by some.
Nov 7, 2006
The FDA recently announced plans for a public hearing focused on foods being marketed as "functional foods."
Nov 6, 2006
The National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation (NTEF) has questioned some ingredients, specifically hydrogenated peanut oil, that are formulated into cosmetic and personal care products.
Oct 30, 2006
CCCMC (Beijing) has agreed to implement responsible distribution as its formal product stewardship program.
Oct 24, 2006
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final rule regulating the use of cattle materials in human food and cosmetics.
Oct 18, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While industry tries to understand the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive, which goes into effect in 2004 and 2005, the Scientific Committee on Cosmetic Products and Nonfood Products Intended for Consumers (SCCNFP) continues to meet and make recommendations for further changes to the EU Cosmetic Directive’s annexes. These are called Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP).
Oct 11, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) has released a scientific white paper detailing the science behind the benefits of nanotechnology in personal care products...