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Jun 03, 2008 | 11:30 AM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Just as the industry began to comply with the 7th Amendment to the Cosmetic Directive, the European Union (EU) Commission proposed the new 8th Amendment. After confusion surrounding the old rules, the commission attempted to correct matters, only making them worse.
May 15, 2008 | 04:29 PM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced it will conduct a completeness check of registration dossiers under REACH within three weeks of their submission.
May 06, 2008 | 02:33 PM CDT
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).
May 01, 2008 | 11:58 AM CDT
By: Robert Holtz, BioInnovation Laboratories
This is the third column in a continuing discussion regarding the new REACH regulations and their impact on chemical testing. The first appeared in December 2007 and discussed dermal corrosive potential testing; the second, in February 2008, covered dermal irritancy potential testing.
Mar 25, 2008 | 04:12 PM CDT
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 | 05:02 PM CDT
The European Commission (EC) is requesting opinions from its Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) on benzophenone-3 and toluene.
Feb 12, 2008 | 04:00 PM CST
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 06, 2008 | 09:39 AM CST
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.
Jan 16, 2008 | 09:47 AM CST
The Soil Association announced it has has banned the use of manmade nanomaterials from all of its certified organic products and is reportedly the first organization to do so.
Nov 20, 2007 | 12:50 PM CST
The Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) meeting made an important step forward in harmonization between the EU and the FDA.