Recent in North America (page 12 of 16)
Jun 15, 2007
A 17 year-old track star from Staten Island, N.J., USA, died from overexposure to methyl salicylate, an ingredient commonly formulated in OTC muscle pain cream that is also known as salicylic acid methyl ester, oil of wintergreen, betula oil and methyl-2-hydroxybenzoate.
Jun 1, 2007 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The European Union (EU) recently issued two important documents. The first document covered units of measure while the second discussed public consultation on the simplification of the Cosmetic Directive. In addition, several new opinions were given by the Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP). Finally the latest Adaptations to Technical Progress (ATP) were released.
May 31, 2007
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel considered 10 ingredients at its 102nd meeting in Washington DC.
May 22, 2007
The sixth edition provides an updated overview of the regulatory environment in 74 countries.
Apr 10, 2007
Routine product tests initiated this product recall--a harsh reminder of the importance of testing and preserving products.
Mar 29, 2007
A number of activist groups have recently reported that some personal care products were found to contain harmful levels of 1,4-Dioxane
Mar 20, 2007
The CTFA has offered its members a chance to have their voice heard by California lawmakers.
Mar 14, 2007
The CTFA has requested public comment on two new microbiology guidelines by March 30, 2007.
Feb 20, 2007
CTFA technical committees and staff have been working to develop a new set of industry guidelines that reflect the current thinking in producing safe and high quality cosmetic and personal care products.
Feb 12, 2007
Dermatologists have raised their voice against the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed rule banning over-the-counter availability of hydroquinone.
Jan 22, 2007
OEHHA, the lead organization for the implementation of Proposition 65 in California has once again extended the closing date for public comment regarding its intent to list anthraquinone.
Jan 2, 2007
Best Foods Inc. (New York) has agreed to stop selling eye cosmetic products that contain lead in Maryland.