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Apr 15, 2015 | Karen Yarussi-King, Raleigh, N.C., USA
The new Korean Regulation on Organic Cosmetics Standards, which goes into effect on June 24, 2015, has set forth guidelines for raw material sourcing and processing of organic cosmetic products, as outlined here. This regulation aims to prevent incorrect organic products and ensure a quality supply of organic products by establishing criteria for their creation.
Mar 31, 2015
Wisconsin is joining New York and Illinois in elliminating polyethylene microbeads from cosmetics.
Mar 27, 2015 | Daniel Noble and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research Inc.
Skin cancer is the most common cancer today, but only recently has industry pressure and political leadership compelled changes in the North American regulatory paradigm of sunscreen products. The passage of the Sunscreen Innovation Act in the United States and the suggestion to regulate sunscreens as cosmetics in Canada would give regulators the tools to reboot a stalled approval system.
Mar 24, 2015
The FDA issued five such letters since November 2014, the most recent being sent to StriVectin. Following those letters, the FDA has also issued a document that clarifies cosmetic versus drug claims for the consumer to highlight what cosmetic companies are able to say.
Feb 25, 2015 | Pawel Leja, Daniel Noble and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research
Device technology can provide the consumer with superior results during their beauty routines, and results that are not always achievable by the use of cosmetics alone. Beauty devices, however, involve entirely new regulatory and quality paradigms that may be foreign to practitioners in the cosmetics industry.
Feb 25, 2015 | Chris Flower, PhD, Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association
There is a growing trend toward questioning the need for preservatives. This is worrisome, as most cosmetic products require preservatives to adequately protect them from contamination by microorganisms. This column looks at how microbes grow, how preservatives prevent them, and the process and environment needed to effectively and safely preserve personal care.
Feb 4, 2015 | Rachel Grabenhofer
Cosmetic scientists know the headaches of alarmist groups and junk science. They reformulate products pulled from shelves due to mistruths from would-be "experts." Joe Schwarcz, PhD, of McGill University will explore why there is a need to demystify cosmetic science during the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit.
Feb 4, 2015 | Rachel Grabenhofer
The cosmetics industry has a long history of using science to ensure the safety and efficacy of products. However, advances in research on the physiological interactions of products have had many consequences. These will be the crux of a discussion led by Steve Barton during the Cosmetics & Toiletries Summit this June.
Feb 3, 2015 | Pawel Leja and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research Inc.
The concepts of “anti-aging” and the “reduction of old age” have gained popularity over the years, especially since people are living much longer. However, with the recent boom in technological and scientific discoveries, many of these new products are being engineered to produce results that are caused by changes in the user’s cells. If these innovations are effective and actually produce structural changes in the skin, are they still cosmetic products?
Jan 29, 2015 | Karen Yarussi-King, Global Regulatory Associates Inc.
The Chinese cosmetic market is booming, and there are many cosmetic companies that already sell or want to sell products there. However, the Chinese Food and Drug Administration has proposed new labeling regulations that, if enacted, would make it more difficult and more costly to sell foreign cosmetics in China, particularly color cosmetics.
Jan 28, 2015
The UK's restriction dossier for octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) has been delayed.
Dec 3, 2014
It's official—the Sunscreen Innovation Act has become a law. On Nov. 29, 2014, President Barack Obama signed the bipartisan Sunscreen Innovation Act into law, paving the way for more sunscreen actives on the U.S. sun care market.