Recent in Asia (page 3 of 4)
Jul 27, 2009
The Cosmetic Regulations and Safety Assessment Workshop will be hosted on Oct. 15, 2009, the last day of in-cosmetics Asia in Singapore.
Jul 1, 2009
Dubai Municipality is cracking down on manufacturers and distributors of personal care products containing banned substances linked to cancer and animal products that violate Islamic beliefs.
Oct 1, 2008 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While California and Dubai may seem like an odd pair, new regulations in Dubai surfaced when California released more information on compliance with the California Safe Cosmetics Program, providing the perfect opportunity to discuss them together in one column.
Aug 12, 2008
The Ministry of Health in Cambodia has taken action against potentially harmful cosmetic ingredients, specifically whitening ingredients.
Jun 3, 2008
Abu Dhabi is hosting the World Halal Expo this November in support of globalizing standards in the halal industry, a rapidly expanding business growing to an estimated US $2.1 trillion.
Apr 21, 2008
The Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) announced it will host training sessions for cosmetic manufacturers, importers and distributors regarding the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive.
Mar 28, 2008 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed to harmonize its cosmetic regulatory scheme.
Mar 19, 2008
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is establishing a regulating presence in China to monitor exported food and cosmetics.
Feb 14, 2008
An increasing demand for halal products has spurred the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) to set up a multi-million laboratory to determine the halal worthiness of products.
Nov 16, 2007
Greenpeace has reported that some personal care companies are sacrificing the environment to produce a commonly-used ingredient.
Aug 15, 2007
China is undoubtedly one of the biggest cosmetic and personal care manufacturers in the world. However, it has been experiencing product recall and contamination issues with exported goods over the last six months.
Jul 3, 2007
As of July 1, 2007, information on any cosmetic or fragrance containing more than 1.5% alcohol must be registered in Russia.