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Oct 18, 2019
According to the FDA, a test sample from one lot was found to contain chrysotile fibers, a type of asbestos. As such, Oct. 18, 2019, Johnson & Johnson voluntarily recalled the product.
Sep 23, 2019
Claims cannot be considered legal unless they are truthful, and truthfulness requires evidence, which needs to be honest. Theresa Callaghan, Ph.D., explores these laws and the relationship between claims and consumers in a new book.
Aug 29, 2019
DSM believes it is important for consumers in the USA to benefit from the efficacy and aesthetics that modern filters such as BEMT can provide. As such, the company is pushing for Monograph status.
Aug 28, 2019
It's been decades since the FDA's OTC Sunscreen Monograph welcomed a new addition; back then, it was avobenzone. Now, another could be joining the ranks.
Aug 23, 2019
"EPA is providing a 90-day comment period during which interested persons may provide comments on the proposed designations of High-Priority Substances for risk evaluation." Read on to learn more.
Aug 20, 2019 | Tony O'Lenick, IFSCC and Siltech LLC; and the late Johann W. Wiechers, Ph.D., Formulating for Efficacy Software
As we use terms that have scientific meaning, marketing meaning and common meaning, we will always be confused as to which meaning is in use. Read on to see what O'Lenick and Wiechers have to say about this.
Aug 12, 2019
Illinois has become the third state in the U.S. to prohibit the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. Read on for details and exceptions.
Aug 2, 2019
CVS store-brand sunscreen products will no longer contain certain sunscreen ingredients thought to damage marine ecosystems.
Jul 31, 2019
Industry organizations worry that consumers may be deterred from using sunscreens—causing unintended negative health effects—due to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recent sunscreen proposals.
Jul 25, 2019
The agency has issued a warning letter to Curaleaf Inc., for illegally selling unapproved products containing cannabidiol (CBD) online. The company is accused of making unsubstantiated claims that the products treat cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and opioid withdrawal, among other conditions or diseases.
Jul 18, 2019
Having already made the REACh list of chemicals requiring authorization, four phthalates are now recommended by European legislators to be flagged as endocrine disruptors.
Jul 12, 2019 | Rachel Grabenhofer
When misinformed groups play in a technical space, nontechnically trained regulators make irrelevant rules, and INCI names are generalized and misused, you have the perfect storm for consumer confusion.