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Mar 04, 2010 | 10:15 AM CST
On March 1, 2010, Colorado's House Committee on Judiciary voted to indefinitely postpone House Bill 10-1248 (HB 1248), or the Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act.
Mar 03, 2010 | 08:11 AM CST
By: Annelie Struessman, PhD, CONUSBAT
The European Union’s adaptation of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 on the classification, labeling and packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures, which entered into force on Jan. 20, 2009.
Feb 22, 2010 | 03:30 PM CST
On Feb. 3, 2010, a bill was introduced into the Colorado State Legislature to prohibit the sale of personal care products formulated with chemicals identified as causing cancer or reproductive toxicity.
Feb 11, 2010 | 03:51 PM CST
The SCCS has adopted the opinion that alkyl trimethylammonium chloride is safe as a non-preservative when incorporated at the recommended use levels.
Jan 29, 2010 | 04:22 PM CST
By: David Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Why does the Cosmetic Directive need the 8th Amendment? Some feel it is necessary since the directive has been changed 55 times, including seven amendments and 48 Adaptations to Technical Progress (ATPs). While the industry waits to see what this new amendment will bring, more ATPs have been published, as are described here. Science moves on contrary to political wishes.
Jan 12, 2010 | 11:49 AM CST
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 was published on Dec. 22, 2009 with the intent to simplify rules and procedures related to the marketing of cosmetic products, a need resulting from different implementations of the Cosmetics Directive.
Jan 11, 2010 | 09:58 AM CST
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has assured consumers that confidential products launched to the market are safe and notes that the confidentiality of these products protects innovation and jobs.
Dec 22, 2009 | 10:50 AM CST
Indonesian cosmetics and herbal medicine producers are requesting an exemption for their products from the ASEAN-China free trade agreement.
Dec 01, 2009 | 02:56 PM CST
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Recently, some European Union member states have expressed concern over the misuse of the Estimated Symbol (℮), often referred to as the “e” mark, on product labels. In addition, some regulators have argued that the International System of Units, known as the metric system, should be used on all product labels to indicate the net contents of a finished product. Both of these concerns have fueled the present column in which the author debates how product labels should indicate the net contents of a cosmetic product. In closing, he comments on the jurisdiction of the CPSC in the United States.
Nov 23, 2009 | 09:53 AM CST
The American Dental Association (ADA) has published a statement requesting that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) establish appropriate classifications for tooth-whitening chemicals.