U.S. FDA, Congress to Write CBD its Own Rules for Food, Supplements
After careful review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that a regulatory pathway specific to CBD, rather than CBD foods and supplements, is needed to balance CBD product demand with the potential risks.
Jan 26th, 2023
7 Implications of the Modernization Act for Cosmetics
European Union Annuls Carcinogenic Titanium Dioxide Label
FDA to Explore CBD, Hemp Regulations for Food and Supplements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exploring whether legal cannabis is safe in food or supplements and expects to make recommendations in the coming months for regulating such products. Could this translate to cosmetics?
Dec 30th, 2022
U.S. House/Senate, President Biden Pass 2023 Consolidation Act; PCPC Applauds Cosmetic Inclusion
The long-awaited legislation will advance product safety and innovation for the science-driven beauty and personal care industry and reinforce consumer confidence, according to the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC).
Dec 27th, 2022
The Depigmenting Potential of Sulfur-containing Peptides
SILAB presents LIGHTSKIN®, its newest biotechnology-based depigmenting active ingredient. Its sulfur-containing peptides limit melanogenesis and attenuate the visibility of pigment spots for a more even and radiant complexion.
Dec 2nd, 2022
Avoid Deceptive Eco Claims by Helping FTC Shape the Green Guides
The commission is seeking public comment to update the guidelines. This move is based on increasing consumer interest in buying environmentally friendly products.
Dec 15th, 2022
Fragrance Creators Press U.S. Congress to Finalize Safe Cosmetics Act in 2022
As the year draws to an end, the association and allied trades are urging the U.S. Congress to come to a bipartisan, comprehensive and uniform national framework for cosmetics regulation.
Dec 2nd, 2022
FDA Alert: Adam's Polishes Recalls Hand Sanitizers Over Methanol Concerns
The company is voluntarily recalling lot #133475 of Adam’s Polishes Hand Sanitizer after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found this lot contain undeclared methanol; 19 other lots have been recalled to err on the side of caution.
Nov 15th, 2022
Dobos Responds to U.S. FDA's Proposed Color Additive Fee Increase
Considering the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposed ten cent per pound fee increase on color additives, Dobos responds here noting that the price has not changed since 2005 but it also represents an approximately 30% increase.
Nov 9th, 2022
EC Puts REACH Revisions On Hold Until Late 2023
On Oct. 18, 2022, the European Commission (EC) adopted working plans for 2023, which confirmed another delay of the long-awaited revision to REACH.
Nov 7th, 2022
Kenya Bans 400+ Soaps and Skin Brighteners
The products reportedly contain mercury and hydroquinone compounds, which according to the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), can only be used with a physician's oversight.
Nov 3rd, 2022
U.S. FDA Proposes Fee Increase to Certify Color Additives
If finalized, the proposed rule will implement a 10 cent per pound increase in color certification fees.
Nov 1st, 2022
Fragrance Creators Establishes Collab with California to Advance Ingredient Transparency
The mission of the collaboration is to support industry compliance and advance consumer education and understanding of fragrance in cosmetic and personal care products.
Oct 4th, 2022