Recent in Europe (page 6 of 8)
Dec 14, 2006
Yesterday the European Union Parliament adopted the compromise text for the European chemicals regulation, REACH.
Dec 1, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It includes animal testing, sunscreen guidelines and prohibition of vitamin K1.
Nov 21, 2006
An attempt by the EU to encourage companies to use more environmentally-friendly materials is being opposed by some.
Oct 18, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While industry tries to understand the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive, which goes into effect in 2004 and 2005, the Scientific Committee on Cosmetic Products and Nonfood Products Intended for Consumers (SCCNFP) continues to meet and make recommendations for further changes to the EU Cosmetic Directive’s annexes. These are called Adaptation to Technical Progress (ATP).
Oct 10, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
After what seems like endless years of debate and changes, a compromise has been achieved, and the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive has been passed
Oct 5, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
While we have been focused on the debates and fi nally the compromises that are now the 7th Amendment to the European Union Cosmetic Directive, many other issues concerning technical changes continue to evolve in the EU.
Oct 2, 2006 | 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
The European Commission published a recommendation on the efficacy and claims of sun products, which Colipa supports...
Aug 29, 2006
Undesireable effects of cosmetic products must now be disclosed to consumers, in accordance with new rules established in Brussels.
Jun 1, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
In Europe, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) has been busy reviewing the components of hair dyes. On Dec. 13, 2005, the committee issued its opinion on the exposure and reaction products of oxidative hair dye formulations. For chemists interested in the chemistry of oxidative hair dyes, this is an excellent review of the various chemical reactions that result in hair dyeing.
May 15, 2006
Henna and hair dye may be in trouble.
May 6, 2006
Colipa welcomes the European Commission’s plan for a public consultation on the drafted “Recommendation on the Efficacy of Sunscreen Products” and related claims.