Recent in Updates by Region (page 25 of 29)

22 Hair Dye Substances Banned

As part of its hair dye strategy, the European Commission has banned 22 hair dye substances...

2005 Preservatives Use: Frequency Report and Registration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compiles frequency of use data from registrations submitted through the Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP). Here, a review of the latest preservative data collected is presented as well as a discussion of the importance of the registration program.

Luxury Cosmetics At Risk

A joint agreement to fight counterfeiting and intellectual property theft was signed by U.S. president George W. Bush and EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso.

Border Inspection Slows

The number of Food and Drug Administration(FDA) border inspectors has seen a drastic drop in the past four years.

Cleaner Products for CARB

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reviewed its plan to regulate many consumer products.

SCCP Reviews Hair Dyes

In Europe, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) has been busy reviewing the components of hair dyes. On Dec. 13, 2005, the committee issued its opinion on the exposure and reaction products of oxidative hair dye formulations. For chemists interested in the chemistry of oxidative hair dyes, this is an excellent review of the various chemical reactions that result in hair dyeing.

FDA Petitioned to Assess Nanotech Risk

CTA and a coalition of consumer, health and environmental groups called on the FDA to address nanomaterials in consumer products.

Hair Dye Ingredients In Question

Henna and hair dye may be in trouble.

Malaysia to Certify Halal Cosmetics

Malaysia plans to certify cosmetics that meet Islamic laws, religious authorities said.

Colipa Welcomes Sunscreen Product Consultation

Colipa welcomes the European Commission’s plan for a public consultation on the drafted “Recommendation on the Efficacy of Sunscreen Products” and related claims.

OPI Pressured to Make Over Nail Polish Formulas

A coalition delivering letters to nail salons that sell OPI nail products is urging salons to sell safer brands of nail polish.

Malaysian Cosmetic Companies Encouraged by Trade Missions

Local cosmetic and beauty companies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are encouraged to assist with trade missions to help them in export their products.

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