Recent in North America (page 13 of 16)
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.
Oct 11, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association (CTFA) has released a scientific white paper detailing the science behind the benefits of nanotechnology in personal care products...
Oct 10, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
On June 4, 2003, the FDA published the Final Monograph (FM) for Skin Protectant Drugs for Human Use.
Sep 26, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association's (CTFA) Microbiology Committee met on September 12 in Philadelphia about a new method for testing preservative performance in atypical (non-aqueous) cosmetics products.
Sep 19, 2006
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) announced it has filed comprehensive comments with the FDA regarding nanoparticles in personal care products.
Sep 15, 2006
A 30-day public comment period has been issued by the state of California regarding the removal of three chemicals from the Proposition 65 list of chemicals known to cause cancer.