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Jul 30, 2010 | 03:16 PM CDT
By: David Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The European Union (EU) has published the long-awaited Regulation No. 1223/2009 on Dec. 22, 2009. At 151 pages, it is a lengthy read and when it goes into effect on July 11, 2013, it will make the EU the most highly regulated cosmetics industry in the world.
Jul 26, 2010 | 10:33 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has published a response to "The Story of Cosmetics," a video by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) alleging that cosmetic manufacturers formulate toxic chemicals into consumer products.
Jul 22, 2010 | 05:25 PM CDT
US House representatives recently introduced HR 5786, the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010, only days after the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) petitioned Congress for greater oversight from the US Food and Drug Administration.
Jul 20, 2010 | 05:15 PM CDT
By: Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
Responsibility for the enforcement of REACH lies with the EU Member States and is divided into two pillars—the catalogue of penalties applicable for infringements and a system of official controls.
Jul 16, 2010 | 10:06 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council has effected an initiative through which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would have a greater role in assessing ingredient safety for personal care products sold in the United States.
Jul 06, 2010 | 10:21 AM CDT
The US Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) has re-issued an import alert that scrutinizes cosmetic manufacturers importing antiaging products into the United States that make drug claims.
Jun 21, 2010 | 05:02 PM CDT
US retailer Whole Foods will now require personal care products having organic claims to be third-party certified by the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) National Organic Program (NOP) standard by June 1, 2011, in order to be sold at its stores.
May 27, 2010 | 02:10 PM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
In 2004, State Assemblyperson Judy Chu (D–Monterey Park, CA) fired the first bullets at the cosmetics industry by introducing a bill in California to ban certain ingredients from all cosmetics sold in the state.
May 25, 2010 | 09:17 AM CDT
John Bailey, chief scientist of the Personal Care Products Council, has released a statement in response to the 2010 Environmental Working Group (EWG) Sunscreen Report.
May 10, 2010 | 12:20 PM CDT
By: Annelie Struessman, PhD, CONUSBAT
The European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI) has developed an approach for its members to address animal testing bans imposed by the 7th Amendment to the EU Cosmetics Directive.