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Sindoor Powder Under FDA Fire for High Lead Content

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.

Minnesota Bans Mercury in Mascara

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.

Senators Join CSC in Requesting Lipstick Testing

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.

Eyelash Product Containing Bimatoprost Seized

On the command of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), US marshals seized 12,682 applicator tubes of Age Intervention Eyelash.

North American Chemical Group Asks SDA for Info

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.

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.

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