Recent in North America (page 14 of 16)
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.
Sep 14, 2006
In an August Federal Register the US Food and Drug Administration suggested that OTC skin bleaching products should require an approved new drug application.
Sep 8, 2006
After reviewing literature on hydroquinone, the FDA announced additional studies are needed to rule out its potential carcinogenic risk.
Aug 15, 2006
Health Canada announced plans to review 22 chemicals that recently were banned by the European Union (EU).
Aug 3, 2006
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has disclosed details of its efforts to improve its advisory committees of experts.
Aug 2, 2006 | Rachel L. Chapman, Allured Publishing
This article reports some of the key progress made in ingredient regulation by the FDA and CTFA in the United States over the past 100 years, leading to today's standards and progress.
Jun 29, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compiles frequency of use data from registrations submitted through the Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP). Here, a review of the latest preservative data collected is presented as well as a discussion of the importance of the registration program.
Jun 27, 2006
A joint agreement to fight counterfeiting and intellectual property theft was signed by U.S. president George W. Bush and EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso.
Jun 22, 2006
The number of Food and Drug Administration(FDA) border inspectors has seen a drastic drop in the past four years.
Jun 16, 2006
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reviewed its plan to regulate many consumer products.