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Jul 12, 2012 | 09:25 AM CDT
By: Claire Thévenin
Cosmetics Europe—The Personal Care Association, formerly Colipa, held its annual General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium in June 2012. The scientific forum discussed topics of interest in EU legislation such as The Cosmetics Regulation, which was set to replace the Cosmetics Directive on July 11, 2013.
Mar 09, 2012 | 02:31 PM CST
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has responded to a study by the Silent Spring Institute that claims to have found harmful chemicals in a variety of personal care and household products.
Jan 11, 2012 | 11:43 AM CST
A coalition of six consumer safety and environmental groups is suing the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over its lack of nanotechnology regulation, specifically for sunscreen.
Jan 09, 2012 | 02:39 PM CST
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Sun care formulating poses several challenges to product developers. Cosmetics & Toiletries recently asked, “What are the biggest challenges in sun care formulating?” Following are your responses.
Oct 28, 2011 | 01:32 PM CDT
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The newest regulations and comments on sunscreens from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were officially published in the Federal Register on June 17, 2011, and will go into effect June 17, 2012.
Oct 05, 2011 | 12:14 PM CDT
By: Dominique Lutz, Julie Ongenaed and Celine Guy,…
UVA protection is part of the mandatory testing for claiming broad-spectrum sun protection. A worldwide standardization is in development with the ISO TC217, expected for UVA testing 2012. The FDA has issued a final rule following Colipa’s proposed UVA in vitro method. While this rule establishes UVA labeling and testing, inconsistencies remain. This study compares the critical wavelength in roughness and application before and after two levels of UV doses.
Jun 16, 2011 | 09:23 AM CDT
After nearly a four-year wait for an action on sunscreens, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Final Sunscreen Rule, which addresses the testing and labeling of OTC sunscreen products.
Jun 07, 2011 | 11:01 AM CDT
By: Cosmetics & Toiletries LinkedIn Members…
During last month’s NYSCC Suppliers' Day, several attendees expressed frustration regarding the delay of the US Food and Drug Administration’s Final Sunscreen Monograph. Cosmetics & Toiletries asked its LinkedIn members to comment. Here’s what the market had to say.
Jan 10, 2011 | 11:30 AM CST
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has alerted members that it anticipates the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to issue its Final Monograph on titanium dioxide. Should the IARC not change its current position on the material, it will be subject to California's Proposition 65.
May 25, 2010 | 09:17 AM CDT
John Bailey, chief scientist of the Personal Care Products Council, has released a statement in response to the 2010 Environmental Working Group (EWG) Sunscreen Report.