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Oct 02, 2006 | 10:37 AM CDT
By: 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 | 11:28 AM CDT
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 | 10:20 AM CDT
The European Commission published a recommendation on the efficacy and claims of sun products, which Colipa supports...
Sep 19, 2006 | 04:35 PM CDT
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 | 08:25 AM CDT
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 | 01:53 PM CDT
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 | 09:51 AM CDT
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 13, 2006 | 11:16 AM CDT
The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has requested safety and efficacy data for the sunscreen active ingredient diethylhexyl butamido triazone in concentrations...
Sep 08, 2006 | 05:26 PM CDT
After reviewing literature on hydroquinone, the FDA announced additional studies are needed to rule out its potential carcinogenic risk.
Aug 29, 2006 | 05:16 PM CDT
Undesireable effects of cosmetic products must now be disclosed to consumers, in accordance with new rules established in Brussels.