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- 1FDA Warning Expands: More Hand Sanitizer Recalls Due to Methanol
- 2FDA Raises Methanol Alarm with Import Alert; Adverse Events, Deaths Reported
- 3Halal Cosmetics – Control of Ingredients
- 4China Follows CSAR Regulation with Two Added Draft Measures
- 5FTC Proposes Rule for ‘Made in USA’ Label Claim
- 6Natural Advocate: USDA BioPreferred Label Quantifies Bio-based Claims
- 7China Finalizes Cosmetic Supervision Legislation
- 8Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- 9Certified 'True': Green Virtues in Beauty, Part II
- 10FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
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Aug 3, 2020 | Tony O'Lenick and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D.
In this month's "Words from Wiechers" series, we focus on cosmetic regulation, risk/benefit analysis and public education as exemplified through the 7th Amendment to the European Cosmetic Directive and the mandate for fragrance allergen disclosures on product labels.
Jul 31, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a new rule to improve regulation around the “Made in USA” label claim.
Jul 27, 2020
The FDA has heightened measures to prevent toxic methanol-containing hand sanitizers from reaching the U.S. market. These include an import alert, more product warnings, recalls and a growing "do not use" list of products due to contamination and adverse health effects—including death.
Jul 22, 2020
Following the release of its final CSAR cosmetic legislation, China has rolled out two subsidiary regulation drafts, according to a report by ChemLinked. These measures clarify basic requirements for filing, responsibilities and more.
Jul 17, 2020
AAA Cosmética, S.A. de C.V., of Mexico, has issued a voluntary nationwide recall in the U.S. of all lots of Bio aaa Advance Hand Sanitizer 480 mL due to the potential presence of undeclared methanol. Further listed are the specific lots under recall.
Jul 7, 2020
The FDA has issued yet another warning to consumers to not use given hand sanitizer brands due to reports of the presence of the toxic and possibly deadly substance methanol.
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Jul 7, 2020
With the growing demand for halal cosmetics, our informative white paper explains the halal requirements and the complexities of what goes into bringing a product to market
Jul 1, 2020 | Laura Lam-Phaure and Gabriella Baki, Ph.D., University of Toledo, Toledo, OH USA
Many cosmetic brands have adopted green and sustainable practices that minimize harm to living entities, i.e., cruelty-free and eco-friendly, while offering “clean” transparency. This second installment in a two-part series covers these practices, along with related certifying agencies and programs.
Jul 1, 2020 | Kate Lewis, USDA BioPreferred Program, Washington, D.C. and Haley Gershon, Beta Analytic, Miami, USA
The 2008 Farm Bill directed the USDA to develop a voluntary certification and labeling program for bio-based products to spur economic development, create new jobs and provide new markets for farm commodities. The resulting USDA BioPreferred Program, described here, was the result and labels the actual percentage of a product’s bio-based content to support consumers in their purchasing choices.
Jun 30, 2020
According to a report by Chemlinked, China has officially released the final version of its Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR), which takes effect January 1, 2021.
Jun 25, 2020
The ECHA’s candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) now has 209 entries. The latest materials added include three that are identified as toxic to reproduction and one endocrine disruptor—butylparaben. The EU aims to phase these out.
Jun 24, 2020
Resorcinol's endocrine-disrupting effects landed it on the ECHA's review list for substances of very high concern (SVHC) but the Member State Committee did not agree to label it as such. The REACH Committee will make the final call.