5 Key Facets of Talc Testing: FDA Paper Outlines Expert Consensus
The goal was to improve the sensitivity and consistency of analyses and inter-laboratory concurrence relevant to reporting asbestos and similar particles in talc that could potentially affect cosmetic product safety.
Jan 13th, 2022
Keeping Cosmetics in Check: SPF in Anti-aging Products
FDA's Quarterly Color Additives Report: Red Alert
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Oct 20th, 2021
Animal Testing for Cosmetics Banned in Virginia as of 2022
"The more states that adopt this legislation, and Virginia being one of the first, has really helped push forward the federal legislation ... [W]hat we really do need is a harmonized law across the U.S.”
Dec 30th, 2021
CoverGirl, Coty Face Suit Over Alleged PFAS in Cosmetics
GMO/Toxin Free USA alleges CoverGirl and parent company Coty Inc. have misled consumers, positioning the brand and company as an environmental steward when its cosmetics contain indicators of PFAS or "forever chemicals."
Dec 30th, 2021
Benzene Alert: P&G Recalls Dry Aerosols from Pantene, Aussie, Herbal Essences and Waterless Brands
The company notes no adverse reactions have been reported and that daily exposure at the levels detected would not be expected to cause adverse health consequences; the recall is precautionary.
Dec 17th, 2021
Humane Cosmetics Act Brought Before U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), Humane Society of the United States, and Humane Society Legislative Fund applauded U.S. Senators and Representatives for bipartisan efforts to introduce the Humane Cosmetics Act.
Dec 9th, 2021
The Estée Lauder Cos. 'Green Score' Method Could Standardize Sustainability
The company published its internal approach to evaluate ingredients and formulas through the lenses of human health, ecosystem health and the environment, in hopes that others might build upon it.
Dec 9th, 2021
UK Moves Forward for Take-back Cosmetic Packaging
These schemes would cut down on waste as consumers return product packaging to dedicated collection points.
Dec 2nd, 2021
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Clears the Way for Innovation
According to the agency, this will give individuals, businesses and the USPTO tools to clear away unused registered trademarks.
Nov 22nd, 2021
P&G Detects Benzene in Antiperspirant and Body Sprays, Issues Recall
P&G has voluntarily recalled specific lots of Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products due to the detection of benzene.
Nov 23rd, 2021
Clinique Labs Can't Slip Past 'Oil-free' False Advert Suit
On Nov. 15, an Illinois federal judge did not free the company of the recent false advertising suit; although it did dismiss some of the plaintiff's claims related to products she did not purchase. The case remains pending.
Nov 16th, 2021
FDA Updates: VCRP Tally, Color Additives and Lead Acetate in Hair Dyes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides the latest tally on voluntarily registered cosmetics, color additives and lead acetate in this collective fall 2021 update.
Nov 15th, 2021