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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.
Nov 14, 2007 | 09:20 AM CST
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 | 11:18 AM CDT
By: 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 | 03:39 PM CDT
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.