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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.
Sep 25, 2009 | 03:05 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Although summer was drawing to a close, sun protection was still the hot issue for the 350+ attendees of the Florida chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ (FLSCC) 12th Sunscreen Symposium. The event theme, “Perpetuating Beauty Through Protection,” was at the forefront of all three days of lectures.
Aug 19, 2009 | 09:18 AM CDT
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened the investigation of nanoscale titanium dioxide in water treatment and topical sunscreen with a draft document and a call for public comment.
Jul 02, 2009 | 09:54 AM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has released a formal statement by John Bailey, chief scientist, in response the Environmental Working Group's (EWG's) "unscientific" 2009 Sunscreen Report.
Jul 15, 2008 | 03:03 PM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council reponds to an Environmental Working Group (EWG) report stating that oxybenzone is potentially harmful.
May 01, 2008 | 11:21 AM CDT
By: Jay M. Ansell, Personal Care Products Council
The importance of harmonization continues to grow. Past and present standard-setting work by ISO, such as in microbiology and sun protection, is laying the foundation for future bridges across regulatory gaps.