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Recent in Regulatory (page 15 of 36)
Aug 18, 2016
The FDA and PCPC came to the industry's defense this week, when the Environmental Working Group called out sunscreen makers for adding anti-inflammatory and antioxidant ingredients to products, to allegedly "mask" signs of sunburn and falsify SPF ratings.
Aug 18, 2016 | Emma Meredith, Ph.D., CTPA
While the BBC recently explained "all that citizens need to know" about the U.K. departure from the EU, the cosmetics industry should know the implications, too. Emma Meredith, Ph.D., of the UK-based CTPA, explains what is and isn't known.
Aug 16, 2016
Once again, U.S. regulators are cracking down on beauty companies that have crossed over into unapproved drug claim territory based on how they are promoting their products online.
Aug 15, 2016
ICMAD recently renewed its support of the “Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act,” Bill, which proposes to modernize and significantly enhance the FDA's oversight of cosmetics and cosmetic safety.
Aug 15, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent 10 warning letters to online marketers selling products that claim they provide protection from the Zika virus without the scientific data to back it up.
Aug 12, 2016 | Pascal Yvon, PharmD, MBA, IDEA TESTS Group
The Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No 1223/20091 is the main regulatory framework for finished products when placed on the EU market and introduces the notion of the responsible person.
Aug 8, 2016
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first harmonized European Directive on cosmetic products. In the meantime, a cosmetics advocacy group is on a mission to have any future regulation standardize the definition of natural and organic.
Aug 2, 2016
Even though these products are often promoted as cosmetics, they also may be unapproved new drugs under the law, says Linda Katz, director of FDA’s Office of Cosmetics and Colors.
Jul 28, 2016
With all of the legislative buzz around banning microbeads, Greenpeace East Asia is publishing a list of who's still using the microparticles and who is not.
Jul 27, 2016 | Pascal Yvon, PharmD, MBA, IDEA TESTS Group
European Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 is the main regulatory framework for finished products when placed on the EU market. Safety for human health is paramount. The Cosmetics Regulation comprises key elements to consider and comply with when marketing cosmetic products in Europe.
Jul 8, 2016 | Robert Ross-Fichtner and Claire Robichaud, Focal Point Research, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
The appearance of “free-from” ingredient claims shocked the industry when they began appearing years ago. Now, as the public feeds into the growing amounts of adverse information about particular ingredients, the “free-from” claim carries more power than ever.
Jun 30, 2016
Canada has officially named microbeads a toxic substance under the Environmental Protection Act as a final order, which will allow the government to ban the plastic micro-particles used in personal care and beauty products.