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Endocrine Effects, Environmental Risk Feedback Sought for Dibutyl Phthalate, Bisphenols

The Jan. 5, 2021, deadline draws near for comments on dibutyl phthalate's reported endocrine-disrupting effects. In addition, German authorities are calling for evidence regarding the environmental risks of bisphenols.

SEAC Adopts EU-wide Microplastics Ban Proposal

The ECHA's Committee for Socio-economic Analysis (SEAC) has adopted a landmark EU-wide restriction proposal that would ban the use of microplastics in cosmetics and other consumer products.

Unilever + 484 Stakeholders Urge EU Officials: Uphold Cosmetic Animal Testing Ban

In an open letter from the industry, Unilever and some 484 additional industry stakeholders pressed European lawmakers to uphold the animal testing ban for cosmetics.

Regulating Risk: Fragrance Safety for the 21st Century

Clear-cut guidance has been given to establish fragrance safety based on RIFM’s scientific assessment and IFRA’s standards. This article elucidates the work of the fragrance industry to mitigate sensitization and assure the safety of its products.

Symrise Supports Germany’s Climate Policy Goals

As part of its commitment to global climate protection, Symrise has been reporting on its activities since 2006.

EU's Chemical Strategy for Sustainability to Rewrite Cosmetics Regulation and Risk Management

"...Centralizing chemical reviews and promoting risk-management uniformity across sectors make Cosmetics Europe believe cosmetics regulatory changes lie ahead."

Chinese Hand Sanitizers Make FDA's Growing Hot List

Recent additions to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's hand sanitizer "hot list" include several products from China, Mexico and Korea.

FDA Releases Color Additives Q4 Report

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted to its website the fourth quarter 2020 report on color additive certifications.

Fragrance Creators CEO Issues Statement on Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act

Farah K. Ahmed, president and CEO of Fragrance Creators Association, issued a statement recognizing the passing of California’s Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2020 (SB 312).

Beauty Accelerate Virtual: Fragrance Allergens—Are You Compliant?

During Beauty Accelerate Virtual, Luke Grocholl, Ph.D., of MilliporeSigma, will detail regulatory requirements and guidelines that impact fragrance ingredient selection, as well as label requirements for key ingredients.

Fragrance Creators Issues Statement on California’s Menstrual Products Right to Know Act

"Fragrance Creators engaged in a constructive dialogue with all stakeholders to ensure clarity and consistency across products so that consumers can make informed product selections and comparisons," states Farah K. Ahmed, president and CEO, Fragrance Creators.

[update] California's 'Toxic-free Cosmetics' Act Signed into Law

Today, Sept., 30, 2020, California's Assembly Bill 2762 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. The bill aligns with European Union law prohibiting the use of 12 specified ingredients in cosmetics sold in the state.

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