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European Update, Part 3

With the recent approval of the 26th Adaptation of Technical Process (ATP) the Scientific Committee Cosmetics, Non-Food Products (SCCNFP) has already initiated changes for the 27th ATP. At the Feb. 27, 2002, meeting, several imporant decisions were made.

Year-End Review of Regulatory Issues

I have been accumulating odds and ends of regulatory issues over the year, and this column-the last of 2002-seems like an ideal place to present them.

European Update, Part 2

In a previous column, I reviewed the process of making new amendments to the Cosmetic Directive of the European Union (EU). I briefly mentioned that changes to the eight annexes of the Cosmetic Directive are made by the process referred to as Adaptations to Technical Progress, or ATP.

Mexican Cosmetic Regulations: Part 2 of 2

In Part 2, I will discuss cosmetic ingredients that are restricted in Mexico. I'll survey the permitted and resticted colors, label requirements and special regulations regarding cosmetic treatment products.

European Update

On June 4, 2002, at their 20th Plenary meeting, the Scientific Committee on Cosmetics and Non-Food Products (SCCNFP) intended for human use issued five opinions, one memorandum and one proposal.

Frequency of use of Preservatives 2001

From data collected in the FDA's Voluntary Registration of Cosmetics Formulations program, the author reports on the preservative most frequently used in cosmetics sold in the United States in 2001 and 1996.

Mexican Cosmetic Regulations: Part 1 of 2

Mexico has a list of products that are regulated as cosmetics. Cosmetics are defined as perfumery and beauty products which, through suitable technical means, can modify the natural odor of the body and maintain and improve its aesthetics.

Canadian Environmental Protection Act and Its Personal Care Implications

Canadian Environmental Protection Act and its personal care implications.

FDA Prepares for Y2K

Yes, here we are in year 2000. Its well-known acronym "Y2K" has been the subject of increasing conversation over the past year. It has not arrived!

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