Recent in North America (page 13 of 17)
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.
Dec 19, 2006
At the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel's 101st meeting, a total of 17 separate ingredient reports were considered.
Dec 11, 2006
After receiving a report from UNITIS, CIR is once again investigating the safety of Calendula officinalis in leave-on cosmetics.
Nov 29, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) is requesting public comments on the new and revised CTFA Quality Assurance and Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines.
Nov 21, 2006
All cosmetics sold in Canada must now be labelled with a list of ingredients in descending order of content.
Nov 7, 2006
The FDA recently announced plans for a public hearing focused on foods being marketed as "functional foods."
Nov 6, 2006
The National Toxic Encephalopathy Foundation (NTEF) has questioned some ingredients, specifically hydrogenated peanut oil, that are formulated into cosmetic and personal care products.
Oct 24, 2006
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final rule regulating the use of cattle materials in human food and cosmetics.