Recent in North America (page 9 of 9)
Aug 29, 2008 | Wen Schroeder, SEKI Cosmeticals LLC
Global demand for cosmeceuticals continues at an explosive rate and the discovery of antiaging medical interventions, coupled with new functional active ingredients, provides a fertile innovation ground for product developers. This paper discusses current scientific and regulatory affairs to take into consideration for the successful commercialization of cosmeceutical products.
Aug 11, 2008
The US EPA is further examining the effects of personal care product ingredients on water.
Jul 30, 2008 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
On April 26, 2008, Canada released new Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) requirements. These requirements are aligned with the current California Air Resources Board (CARB) requirements in which companies that emit VOCs are required to register and maintain VOC records for five years.
Jun 17, 2008
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel announced ingredient verdicts including a tentative safety assessment on butyl myristate and approval of HC Red No. 3 at its June 4, 2008, meeting.
Jun 9, 2008
US Drugstore CVS has employed a new cosmetic safety policy, according to its Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
Jun 3, 2008
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a public meeting on June 19, 2008, to receive input from the public on cosmetics regulation before the next ICCR steering committee meeting.
May 29, 2008
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned consumers against using Mommy's Bliss Nipple Cream, a nursing cream by MOM Enterprises Inc.
May 15, 2008
Last October 2007, California Assemblywoman Fiona Ma introduced legislation to ban the use of phthalates in California. The law was passed by the California Legislature and will take effect in January 2009.
Apr 28, 2008
The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a draft of legislation regarding provisions of adequate funding and authority for the FDA.
Mar 28, 2008 | Katie Schaefer Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
The personal care industry has experienced growing consumer interest in the ingredients its products contain. This interest has resulted in better responsibility and safety among cosmetic manufacturers; however, it also has produced elevated concerns over potentially harmful ingredients.
Mar 11, 2008
On Thursday, March 6, 2008, the House Committee on Homeland Security approved draft legislation that would extend and modify federal authority to regulate the security of U.S. chemical plants—a measure that, among other things, would require chemical plants to consider the use of "inherently safer technology (IST)."
Feb 12, 2008
Chattem Inc. has initiated a voluntary nationwide recall of its Icy Hot Heat Therapy products, including consumer "samples" that were included on a limited promotional basis in cartons of its 3 oz. Aspercreme product...