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- 1Unilever’s TRESemmé Shampoo Alleged to Cause Irritation, Hair Loss
- 2FDA's Sanitizer Hotlist Cites Nevada Distributor, Calls Out Subpotency and Methanol
- 3FDA Adds 357 Voluntary Cosmetic Registrations in One Month
- 4U.S. Federal Trade Commission Lays Down the Law on Deceptive CBD Claims
- 5Endocrine Effects, Environmental Risk Feedback Sought for Dibutyl Phthalate, Bisphenols
- 6FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
- 7EDQM Finds Allergenic Fragrances in ‘Perfume-Free’ Cosmetics
- 8Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- 9CIR Conclusion (continued): Parabens are Safe
- 10Regulating Risk: Fragrance Safety for the 21st Century
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Jan 22, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has outlined a policy for companies to test alcohol (ethanol) or isopropyl alcohol for hazardous methanol content prior to their use in hand sanitizer products.
Jan 22, 2021
NSF International has been accredited to certify manufacturers to NSF/ANSI 455 GMP standards, expanding its previous dietary supplement program to now include manufacturers of cosmetics, personal care and over-the-counter products.
Jan 13, 2021
Since last quarter, the U.S. FDA has added 20+ listings to its "Do Not Use" hand sanitizer database, which were flagged for subpotency and methanol-related issues. One Nevada-based manufacturer also made the list.
Jan 6, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported 357 cosmetic products were voluntarily registered in December 2020. This brings the total of filed products to 17,357 since 2018.
Jan 4, 2021
A recent class-action lawsuit has emerged against Unilever/Conopco Inc. for its TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Color Shampoo due to reports of DMDM hydantoin content allegedly causing hair loss and scalp irritation.
Dec 18, 2020
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on misleading claims for CBD-containing products. The agency led by example, highlighting six sellers being penalized for unsupported health claims.
Dec 17, 2020
Results showed that 7.7% of samples were non-compliant with legislative requirements due to a missing or false declaration of allergenic fragrance compounds.
Dec 16, 2020
The Jan. 5, 2021, deadline draws near for comments on dibutyl phthalate's reported endocrine-disrupting effects. In addition, German authorities are calling for evidence regarding the environmental risks of bisphenols.
Dec 10, 2020
The ECHA's Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) has adopted a landmark EU-wide restriction proposal that would ban the use of microplastics in cosmetics and other consumer products.
Dec 2, 2020
In an open letter from the industry, Unilever and some 484 additional industry stakeholders pressed European lawmakers to uphold the animal testing ban for cosmetics.
Nov 12, 2020 | Steve Herman, Diffusion LLC, New York
Clear-cut guidance has been given to establish fragrance safety based on RIFM’s scientific assessment and IFRA’s standards. This article elucidates the work of the fragrance industry to mitigate sensitization and assure the safety of its products.
Nov 11, 2020
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