Recent in Europe (page 5 of 8)
May 6, 2008
Just as pre-registration of chemicals in the EU moves to the registration phase on June 1, 2008, the European Chemicals Bureau (ECB) will hand off responsibilities to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).
Mar 25, 2008
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) has deemed five hair-dye ingredients safe at recommended concentrations and labeled one with insufficient data.
Mar 12, 2008
The European Commission (EC) is requesting opinions from its Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) on benzophenone-3 and toluene.
Feb 12, 2008
The European Commission has proposed to simplify the Cosmetics Directive 76/768/EEC. Under the simplification, The EC would take the 27 transposing national pieces of legislation representing over 3500 pages of legal text and replace them with one single regulation.
Feb 6, 2008
The Commission has proposed simplifying Europe's Cosmetics Directive to clarify and simplify requirements for safety assessments and notification rules; provisions to ban animal tests remain untouched.
Nov 20, 2007
The Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) meeting made an important step forward in harmonization between the EU and the FDA.
Nov 14, 2007
Colipa, the European cosmetics industry association, has issued a statement that it is eagerly anticipating the results of the Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) meeting.
Sep 28, 2007 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
There have been several changes in regulations that will impact global formulations. The most important one concerns chemicals in the European Union (EU). In addition, steps towards evaluating the safety of nanomaterials have been made by US regulatory bodies.
Sep 20, 2007
On Aug. 27, 2007, the European Commission requested opinions from the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) on hair care ingredient laureth-9 and the UV filter diethylamino hydroxybenzoyl hexyl benzoate.
Aug 1, 2007 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The European Union (EU) issued the latest Adaptations to Technical Progress (ATP) on April 17, 2007. This ATP prohibited several ingredients and severely restricted an important preservative.
May 14, 2007
The European Commission is requesting an opinion from the Scientific committee on Consumer Products on the health risks associated with the use of hydrogen peroxide in oral hygiene products.
Mar 29, 2007
In response to the European Commission's March 29, 2007, statement concerning hair dyes and allergies, Colipa has issued a statement of its own.