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Reverdia Granted Halal and Kosher Certifications

With its active ingredient developed for health and beauty products, produced naturally in Italy, Reverdia was awarded with halal and kosher certifications, which helps the company offer products to those sectors.

FDA Begins Expediting Recall Information

The agency is increasing transparency in the product recall process.

Green Biologics Receives Halal and Kosher Certifications

“These certifications are becoming popular, not only for those with religious motivations, but also to the wider market as they are being used as an effective method for identifying high quality goods.”

Gordon Labs Achieves Certification Highlighting its Management System

“Our certification reflects our commitment to the responsible management of product development, the workplace environment and product realization through internal audits with corrective and preventative actions.”

SkinNinja Wants to Help Identify Ingredients in Beauty Products

SkinNinja informs users of the ingredients used in their beauty products and provides them with a "Shelf Health Report" once the ingredient data has been collected.

On the Horizon: Tattoo and Permanent Makeup Ink Restrictions

Several European regulatory bodies have proposed restrictions on tattoo and permanent makeup inks, citing potential health issues.

UPDATED: FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan

Along with triclosan, the FDA has banned 23 other ingredients used in health care antiseptics, finding their safety and efficacy insufficient.

Eco-Friendly Biosurfactant Regulations Drive Market Growth

Marine biosurfactants are turning into a trend due to their therapeutic properties. However, the main driver of this market is government regulation, developing a set of rules for product safety.

UPDATE: Claire's Recalls Glitter Cosmetics After Asbestos Allegations

Claire's, a retailer aimed at young girls and teenagers, has recalled several glitter-containing products after allegations surfaced that they contain asbestos.

FDA Weighs in on Holographic Cosmetics

Holographic, iridescent and other special effect color additives have been allowed to shine in recent consumer trends. Click through for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's take on how these additives are regulated.

EU Responds to Peanut Safety Concerns

In the interest of safety, the European Commission has limited the use of peanut oil and hydrolyzed wheat proteins in cosmetics.

Australian Chemical Reform in Action

The Australian government released a proposal to change its national chemical notification scheme earlier this year, which will include a ban on animal testing. Interestingly, it allows for risk-based regulation.

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