Recent in North America (page 11 of 16)

California; CTFA to Host Issues Conference

The State of California and CTFA are hosting a conference to address green chemistry, air quality and implementation of the California Safe Cosmetics Act.

Diacetyl in the News Again

The Associated Press (AP) has posted a story on diacetyl issues in California titled “California struggles with its own diacetyl problem.”

CTFA Regulatory Science Summit Covers All Bases

More than 150 industry experts and government scientists came together for the first ever Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Regulatory Science Summit.

CIR Reviews Basic Violet 3 and Licorice Extract

At its Sept. 24-25 meeting, The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) expert panel has requested more data on basic violet 3 and licorice extract.

CTFA Responds to Lead in Lipstick Claim

CTFA has responded to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics' claim that detectable levels of lead were found in mass market lipsticks...

Consumer Group Reports Traces of Lead in Lipstick

A consumer group has reported that a large number of lipsticks manufactured in the United States contain high levels of lead.

FDA Issues Warning Letter for Injectable Tan Product

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.

Government Funding Increase--A Step Toward Globalization?

The US House Committee on Appropriations has approved a $2 million increase for the FDA's Office of Cosmetics and Colors.

Cropwatch Requests Comment From Industry

Cropwatch has requested information from industry professionals on a variety of topics.

CTFA Increases Involvement with Chinese Regulation

The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) met with five officials from the Chinese Administration of Quality, Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) on June 10, 2007.

CIR Assesses Aminomethyl Propanol and More

The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association's (CTFA) Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) panel summarized ingredient safety assessments and reviews made at its June 5, 2007 meeting.

Methanol Faces Prop 65 Listing

Methanol is being investigated by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) for a possible listing under Proposition 65.

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