Recent in Updates by Region (page 25 of 29)
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).
Aug 11, 2006
Russia's $7 billion cosmetics industry may be in jeopardy due to government regulations cracking down on alcohol...
Aug 3, 2006
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has disclosed details of its efforts to improve its advisory committees of experts.
Aug 2, 2006 | Rachel L. Chapman, Allured Publishing
This article reports some of the key progress made in ingredient regulation by the FDA and CTFA in the United States over the past 100 years, leading to today's standards and progress.
Jul 27, 2006
As part of its hair dye strategy, the European Commission has banned 22 hair dye substances...
Jun 29, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
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.
Jun 27, 2006
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.
Jun 22, 2006
The number of Food and Drug Administration(FDA) border inspectors has seen a drastic drop in the past four years.
Jun 16, 2006
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reviewed its plan to regulate many consumer products.
Jun 1, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
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.
May 22, 2006
CTA and a coalition of consumer, health and environmental groups called on the FDA to address nanomaterials in consumer products.