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- 1[update] California Moves to Ban 'Harmful' Cosmetic Ingredients
- 2CIR Conclusion: Judging Natural vs. Synthetic Safety
- 3[updated] FDA Oversight Becomes Closer to Reality for US Cosmetics
- 4FDA Talks Cannabis Next Steps, Announces Public Hearing
- 5Croda Ingredients Aligned with FDA New Proposed Regulations for Safer Sunscreens
- 6[update] New Law Permits Sunscreen Use By Minors at School
- 7Beginner's Guide to Natural/Organic
- 8FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
- 9CIR Conclusion: Parabens Are Safe
- 10Korean Cosmetic Regulations
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Apr 12, 2019 | Bart Heldreth, Ph.D., Cosmetic Ingredient Review, Washington, D.C.
Several naturally derived ingredients are on the Cosmetic Ingredient Review’s (CIR's) list for consideration in 2019. This column explores how public opinion is not always in line with science, as far as what natural means. In addition, it provides CIR conclusions from December 2018.
Apr 8, 2019
According to the bill's authors, it is supported by the leading cosmetic manufacturers and would give the FDA unprecedented authority. Editor's note: This report now includes CIR commentary.
Apr 3, 2019
The new steps will include the creation of an eternal agency that will explore potential pathways for the lawful marketing of products with CBD.
Sponsored By: Croda Inc.
Apr 2, 2019
Croda offers a range of metal oxide dispersions that have been identified as the preferred route to safe and effective UV protection.
Mar 30, 2019 | Emma Meredith, Ph.D., CTPA, London
As the expected date for the U.K. to exit the European Union approaches, beauty brands need to act to ensure compliance post-Brexit. This Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association update also includes insights on the EU's microplastic activity and nanomaterials catalog. Click through to read more in the digital edition.
Mar 20, 2019
Citing health concerns, the California legislature has introduced a bill that would ban several cosmetic ingredients, spanning pigments, preservatives and parabens.
Mar 20, 2019
The need for such legislation arose from concerned dermatologists and reports in the media of students being required to carry a note or prescription in order to possess or use sunscreen.
Mar 18, 2019
The proposed update would reclassify TiO2 (titanium dioxide) and ZnO (zinc oxide) as GRASE (Generally Recognized as Safe and Effective) category I. Previously, none of the 16 active ingredients currently on the market were considered GRASE.
Mar 13, 2019
The announcement comes following the resignation of Scott Gottlieb, who devoted his tenure to addressing youth e-cigarette use and modernizing food safety.
Mar 12, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer with David C. Steinberg
Between limited UV filter options and bans on organic sunscreens, the U.S. sunscreen market is wrought with strife. So why not just add Europe's UV filters to expand the U.S. portfolio? As David Steinberg explains in this podcast, it's not that easy. Listen now.
Mar 5, 2019
Scott Gottlieb, who assumed the role in May 2017, cited the commute from Connecticut to Washington, D.C., as motivation for his resignation. The organization also released an update on 2017 findings of asbestos in cosmetics.
Feb 21, 2019
Broad spectrum sunscreens are critical for preventing skin cancer and UV damage, yet many of their essential requirements have not been updated in years. This was the driver for new sunscreen regulatory rules proposed by the FDA.