Recent in North America (page 11 of 17)
Dec 19, 2007
The US Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid the use of sindoor powder marketed under the Swad brand due to its high lead content.
Dec 18, 2007
Almost directly following the controversy surrounding lead in lipsticks, the industry is under scrutiny again as the Minnesota government bans mercury added to mascara and other cosmetics.
Dec 3, 2007
Senators John Kerry, Diane Feinstein and Barbara Boxer have joined the interest group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) in questioning the levels of lead in lipstick.
Nov 20, 2007
On the command of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US marshals seized 12,682 applicator tubes of Age Intervention Eyelash.
Nov 1, 2007
The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) has asked the Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) to provide the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with relevant chemical data.
Oct 26, 2007
The State of California and CTFA are hosting a conference to address green chemistry, air quality and implementation of the California Safe Cosmetics Act.
Oct 25, 2007
The Associated Press (AP) has posted a story on diacetyl issues in California titled “California struggles with its own diacetyl problem.”
Oct 23, 2007
More than 150 industry experts and government scientists came together for the first ever Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Regulatory Science Summit.
Oct 22, 2007
At its Sept. 24-25 meeting, The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) expert panel has requested more data on basic violet 3 and licorice extract.
Oct 12, 2007
CTFA has responded to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics' claim that detectable levels of lead were found in mass market lipsticks...
Oct 12, 2007
A consumer group has reported that a large number of lipsticks manufactured in the United States contain high levels of lead.
Sep 11, 2007
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Melanocorp Inc. concerning the sale and marketing of the product Melanotan II.