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FDA Updates CFSAN Education Resource Library

Designed for personal and professional use, the library covers cosmetic safety, dietary supplements, food safety, nutrition and industry information such as food defense.

ICMAD President and CEO Releases Statement on Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2018

ICMAD president and CEO Pam Busiek notes that the organization has begun reviewing the draft legislation, and will provide feedback by the deadline.

Legislation Proposed in Wake of Asbestos Allegations

New legislation has been proposed to the U.S. House of Representatives after children's and tween's product retailer Claire's recalled several cosmetic products thought to contain asbestos.

The Body Shop Urges Canadian Animal Testing Ban

The Canadian government is currently reviewing a ban on cosmetic animal testing, and is being lobbied by consumer brand The Body Shop.

FDA Begins Expediting Recall Information

The agency is increasing transparency in the product recall process.

FDA Sets Regulatory Framework for Regenerative Biological Therapies

It's a sign of the times when technology and innovation hit a point where the U.S. Food and Drug Administration must stop and write new rules to ensure consumer safety. That time, with respect to regenerative biological therapies, is now.

Canada’s ‘High’ Hopes for Regulatory Reform: Cannabis Legislation Sparks Debate

Canada is preparing for a regulatory overhaul that could replace outdated rules and classifications with one category:"Consumer Health Products." Cannabis-containing products also face trailblazing reform as countries and states disagree on the controversial ingredient's legality. What parallels can be drawn? Read on to learn.

A Century of Cosmetic Regulation [Timeline]

The modern FDA began to take shape after color additive misuse came to light in The Jungle. Personal care regulation has come a long way in the century that followed—Click through to learn more.

Florida Eases Back on Cosmetic Regulations

Cosmetic manufacturers will soon no longer be subject to Florida's product registration fees, thanks to a new bill eliminating many cosmetic regulations in the state.

SC Johnson Boosts Transparency with Allergen Disclosure

Following growing industry transparency, SC Johnson has released a list of 368 potential skin allergens in its products in efforts to push standards forward.

ICMAD and PBA Support the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act

Both organizations cited “enhanced consumer protection for cosmetics through stronger procedures and reporting requirements” as the reasoning behind their support.

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