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France Bans Vitamin KI

France has prohibited the use of vitamin KI (INCI: Phytonadione) from all cosmetic products.

Regulatory Review: EU Update: Animal Origin Materials and Other SCCP Opinions

This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It discusses regulation of animal origin ingredients in addition to SCCP opinions on coumarin, parabens, toluene, triclosan, HC Red No. 1 and 4-methylbenzylidene camphor.

Cosmetic Valley and UNITIS Partner

A partnership agreement has been announced between Cosmetic Valley and UNITIS.

EU Parliament Adopts Compromise Text for REACH

Yesterday the European Union Parliament adopted the compromise text for the European chemicals regulation, REACH.

Regulatory Review: European Update

This column outlines recent advancements in EU regulation. It includes animal testing, sunscreen guidelines and prohibition of vitamin K1.

EU Earth-friendly Move Opposed By Some

An attempt by the EU to encourage companies to use more environmentally-friendly materials is being opposed by some.

European Union Update

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).

European Union Update

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

European Update

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.

Regulatory Review: Disclosing Cosmetics Information to the EU Public

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.

Colipa Backs Commission Opinion: Limit SPF Claims

The European Commission published a recommendation on the efficacy and claims of sun products, which Colipa supports...

Brussels Demands Ingredient Disclosures

Undesireable effects of cosmetic products must now be disclosed to consumers, in accordance with new rules established in Brussels.

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