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- 118 More in 18 Days: FDA's Sanitizer Hot List Just Got Longer
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- 3California's 'Toxic-free Cosmetics' Act Moves to the Governor
- 4FDA Scrutinizes Food, Drink Packaging of Hand Sanitizers
- 5FDA 'Do Not Use' Hand Sanitizer List and Methanol, 1-Propanol Warnings
- 6Certified 'True': Green Virtues in Beauty, Part II
- 7Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- 8FDA Reports 646 Voluntary Cosmetic Registrations in One Month
- 9FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
- 10Appeals to ECHA Board Rejected, Animal Tests Required for REACH
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Sep 11, 2020
Since our latest report 18 days ago (at press), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has added 18 more listings to its Do Not Use "hot list" of hand sanitizers due to known or potential methanol adulteration, as well as possible sub-potent efficacy. Voluntary recalls are also stacking up.
Sep 11, 2020
Could the animal testing mandate for cosmetics be over in China? No. At least not yet. But under given circumstances, animal-alternative test data will instead be allowed, as well as abstracts of safety assessments.
Sep 10, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported 646 cosmetic products were voluntarily registered in August 2020.
Sep 8, 2020
China's State Administration for Market Regulation has released draft provisions for the protection of trade secrets. Comments are requested.
Aug 31, 2020
On Aug., 30, 2020, California's Assembly Bill 2762 moved forward for the governor's approval. The bill aligns with European Union law prohibiting the use of 12 specified ingredients in cosmetics sold in the state.
Aug 31, 2020
Beer cans, children’s food pouches and water, juice and vodka bottles are among the types of consumable packaging being used for hand sanitizers and raising concerns with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Aug 25, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guide for consumers to explain the dangers of methanol and 1-propanol, and to search and find hand sanitizers on its "do not use" list; some 165 entries are on it so far.
Aug 19, 2020
These decisions are among the most important taken by the Board of Appeal to date. The relationship between the information requirements in REACH and the marketing and animal testing ban in the Cosmetics Regulation have been an issue for years.
Aug 18, 2020
In response to concerns that the FDA's Executive Summary on talc could be interpreted as official recommendations, the agency clarified this summary is solely intended to solicit scientific information.
Aug 13, 2020 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Bob Lochhead, Ph.D., and Margaret Lochhead
In this video interview, Cosmetics & Toiletries asked authors Bob Lochhead, Ph.D., and Margaret Lochhead, Ph.D., to weigh in on this temporary allowance and discuss why formulators shouldn’t take liberties.
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.