Recent in Updates by Region (page 24 of 29)
Oct 10, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
After what seems like endless years of debate and changes, a compromise has been achieved, and the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive has been passed
Oct 5, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While we have been focused on the debates and fi nally the compromises that are now the 7th Amendment to the European Union Cosmetic Directive, many other issues concerning technical changes continue to evolve in the EU.
Oct 2, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The Seventh Amendment to the European Union (EU) Cosmetic Directive has a clause requiring certain information about cosmetics to be made available to the EU public. That clause, which addresses certain dangerous substances and also addresses animal testing, has not attracted much discussion or attention but has enormous implications for cosmetic companies.
Sep 26, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association's (CTFA) Microbiology Committee met on September 12 in Philadelphia about a new method for testing preservative performance in atypical (non-aqueous) cosmetics products.
Sep 26, 2006
The European Commission published a recommendation on the efficacy and claims of sun products, which Colipa supports...
Sep 19, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) announced it has filed comprehensive comments with the FDA regarding nanoparticles in personal care products.
Sep 18, 2006
The Guangdong Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of China reportedly found SK-II cosmetics imported from Japan contained chromium and neodymium, which are banned in cosmetics.
Sep 15, 2006
A 30-day public comment period has been issued by the state of California regarding the removal of three chemicals from the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer.
Sep 14, 2006
In an August Federal Register the US Food and Drug Administration suggested that OTC skin bleaching products should require an approved new drug application.
Sep 8, 2006
After reviewing literature on hydroquinone, the FDA announced additional studies are needed to rule out its potential carcinogenic risk.
Aug 29, 2006
Undesireable effects of cosmetic products must now be disclosed to consumers, in accordance with new rules established in Brussels.
Aug 15, 2006
Health Canada announced plans to review 22 chemicals that recently were banned by the European Union (EU).