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PCPC, CHPA Respond to FDA’s Latest Findings on Sunscreen Absorption

In response to part two of the FDA’s sunscreen ingredient maximal usage trial, published in January 2020 in JAMA, the (PCPC) and (CHPA) released a statement reassuring consumers of product safety.

Dingell, EWG to Press for Legal Action on Children's Makeup, Asbestos Allegations

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and representatives of the EWG will pressure Congress to pass legislation protecting children from alleged asbestos-containing makeup. To this end, a press call will be held on Jan. 17, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. EST.

Yes To Recalls Grapefruit Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask

After complaints of chemical burn and allergic reactions, Yes To has recalled its Grapefruit Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask.

Revised ECHA Completeness Check to Include Chemical Safety

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will extend its completeness check to include chemical safety reports to ensure all required elements are included in registration in April 2020.

Greenbrier International/Dollar Tree Flagged for Acne Pad Import Violations

FDA inspections revealed violations at multiple foreign manufacturers that supply acne pads and drugs to the company's distribution network.

Clearing the Haze Around CBD Cosmetics at SCC Annual Meeting

CBD in cosmetics is a big mess, according to Victor Mencarelli, of the Hain Celestial Group. He and others tried to suss through it during the SCC Annual meeting this week in NYC.

[update] EU Classifies TiO2 as 'Suspected' Carcinogen by Inhalation

Update: It's official. European legislators are moving forward with the proposal to classify TiO2 as a suspected Category 2 carcinogen by inhalation. The could spell trouble for sunscreen developers.

[Update] Purisys Touts Descheduling Under Farm Bill

Tim Jones, vice president of global API and OTC for Purisys, claimed, “Descheduling means our customers no longer need DEA registrations to work with Purisys materials.”

Gregg Renfrew of Beautycounter to Testify in Cosmetic Reform Hearing

“It's been over 80 years since Congress has passed comprehensive legislation that would protect consumers from harmful ingredients in personal-care and beauty products," said Beautycounter founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew.

U.S. FDA Issues 15 Warning Letters Over CBD Products

“We remain concerned that some people wrongly think that the myriad of CBD products on the market, many of which are illegal, have been evaluated by the FDA and determined to be safe," said FDA principal deputy commissioner Amy Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D.

Back to Basics IV: Product Labeling, Manufacturing and Launch

The development of a new cosmetic product is an extensive, multistep process, from idea generation to market launch. This fourth article in a series explores the rules for later steps in the process: claims, labeling and manufacturing. Click through to the digital magazine for more.

Proposed 'Natural Cosmetics Act' Gains Traction with Indies

Could it finally be time that U.S. legislators ante up with a definition for "natural" cosmetics? The bill has been proposed, and indie brands are backing it—naturally.

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