Recent in Updates by Region (page 25 of 28)

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.

Ingredient Review Update from CTFA

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) board announced updated ingredient assessments in its April 4, 2006, report.

Aussie Regulations for Sunscreens May Risk Public Health
[April 6, 2006]

The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists (ASCC) warned in a recent press release that government changes to the regulation of moisturizers containing sunscreens could put the public at a higher risk of skin cancer...

Regulatory Review--United States and Canada: Update Online

Methods of registering cosmetic formulations are changing. This column will desribe the online registration processes for the United States and Canada.

EFfCI Publishes GMP Guide for Cosmetic Ingredients

The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI) released its Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Guide.

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