Recent in North America (page 15 of 16)
Jun 16, 2006
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) reviewed its plan to regulate many consumer products.
May 22, 2006
CTA and a coalition of consumer, health and environmental groups called on the FDA to address nanomaterials in consumer products.
Apr 26, 2006
A coalition delivering letters to nail salons that sell OPI nail products is urging salons to sell safer brands of nail polish.
Apr 22, 2006
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) board announced updated ingredient assessments in its April 4, 2006, report.
Mar 31, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Methods of registering cosmetic formulations are changing. This column will desribe the online registration processes for the United States and Canada.
Mar 24, 2006
Tony O’Lenick asks: What is the difference between a drug and cosmetic? David Steinberg explains.
Mar 1, 2006
A recent paper calling for further research into the alleged link between aluminium salts in antiperspirants and breast cancer should not constitute alarm, said the CTPA.
Feb 20, 2006
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) recently issued a statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision that a black box warning be added to labels...
Feb 16, 2006
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new report that examines the way the agency reviews applications for drugs and biologics that have not previously been approved by the FDA.
Feb 14, 2006
Patient safety while taking isotretinoin depends on the careful oversight of the prescriber, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association.
Feb 2, 2006 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
California’s Safe Cosmetic Act Well, he did it. In October Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law the California Safe Cosmetic Act of 2005. As reported in my last column, this new law will not make cosmetics safer than they are now, but will increase costs for cosmetic companies and the taxpayers of the State of California while accomplishing absolutely nothing.
Dec 23, 2005 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
At the December 2003 Society of Cosmetic Chemists annual meeting, I presented a one-day session on international cosmetic regulations, and concluded by saying that 2004 would be the year of Canada. So far in 2004, three major changes have occurred.