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Mar 20, 2014 | Ben Teoh, Contributing Consultant, Penang, Malaysia
This column is the second in a two-part series on importing cosmetics into Japan. It discusses the requirements for cosmetic manufacturers and distributors in more depth than the first part, and provides a closer look at sunscreen requirements in Japan.
Mar 18, 2014
On Mar. 13, 2014, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) and U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141 and H.R. 4250, respectively), which has been supported by the Public Access to SunScreen (PASS) Coalition.
Mar 12, 2014
The Humane Cosmetics Act, introduced by Congressman Jim Moran, would make it unlawful for anyone to conduct or commission cosmetic animal testing in the U.S. and prohibit selling, offering for sale or transporting any cosmetics in interstate commerce if the final product or any component was developed or manufactured using animal testing.
Mar 10, 2014
On Mar. 6, 2014, Michael Taylor, on behalf of th The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), responded to the Proposed Draft Legislation by the Personal Care Product's Council (PCPC) and the Independent Cosmetics Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), effectively finding no common ground between the three and closing the negotiation.
Mar 10, 2014
The plan includes full disclosure of all ingredients including those typically protected under trade secrets such as fragrances.
Mar 3, 2014
The end of February was busy for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which published two letters on the Time and Extent Applications (TEAs) for diethylhexyl butamido triazone (Uvasorb HEB) and amiloxate (Neo Heliopan E 1000), finding insufficient scientific evidence to claim either as generally recognized as safe and effective (GRASE) and denying their addition to the OTC Sunscreen Monograph.
Feb 21, 2014 | Chris Flower, PhD and Emma Meredith, PhD, The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association
Methylisothiazolinone (MI or MIT), a preservative used in cosmetics and other household products, has recently been in the news. MI was approved in Annex V as a cosmetic preservative up to 0.01%; however, after dermatologists found it to be a possible allergen, its safety was again reviewed by the SCCS.
Feb 19, 2014
New York state has sought to prohibit the production, manufacture, distribution or sale of any cosmetic product containing microbeads.
Feb 18, 2014
Global public health organization NSF International has launched the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program in response to growing concerns from consumers and retailers regarding adulteration, mislabeling and counterfeiting issues.
Feb 5, 2014 | Jason Puskas and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research Inc.
Several colorants have been banned or restricted by countries over time, and as the list continues to grow, formulators, manufacturers and consumers are interested to know the next compound to be added. Some of the most recent developments regarding colorants are highlighted here.
Jan 24, 2014 | Chris Flower, PhD; and Emma Meredith, PhD, Cosmetic, Toiletry, & Perfumery Association (CTPA)
The chemical industry has developed modern colors in virtually any hue that are both fast and safe. In the cosmetics industry, these pigments can be used to color skin and hair, although they are still covered by strict safety legislation. This column will discuss color formulating challenges and regulatory actions in the EU to govern pigments for skin and dyes for hair.
Jan 22, 2014 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Cosmetics & Toiletries bids a fond farewell to David C. Steinberg in this, his final “Regulatory Review” column. Here, he describes how he would regulate cosmetics, after having followed and reported on them for more than 18 years.