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Jul 30, 2014
New sunscreen actives may finally be on their way in the United States, as the Sunscreen Innovation Act (H.R.4250) passed the House of Representatives on July 28, 2014. The bill now goes to the Senate with the cosmetics industry eager to have it pushed through.
Jul 8, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning to consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) acne products containing benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid can cause severe irritation or severe allergic reactions in rare instances.
Jul 8, 2014
On June 26, 2014, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued Final Guidance for Industry: Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetics, a final guidance document addressing the use of nanotechnology in cosmetics.
Jul 2, 2014 | Pawel Leja and Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research Inc.
The word green is a familiar term to everybody and used to describe many different things daily. From the iconic symbol of money, to the green on a golf course, as well as the world-wide signal symbolizing the right to proceed, the word green is used for various different and unrelated purposes.
Jun 17, 2014 | Ben Teoh, Contributing Consultant, Penang, Malaysia
In Hong Kong, cosmetic safety assurance is viewed as being part of the product manufacturing process, and reasonable safety will result from all the necessary production processes being followed. This update is a short review of the rules for manufacturing and selling cosmetic products in Hong Kong.
Jun 17, 2014
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) and the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), which have formed the Topical Antimicrobial Coalition, have submitted their comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its proposed rule, which they find could elliminate access to antibacterial soaps and increase foodborne illness.
Jun 10, 2014
Illinois has passed a law that prohibits the manufacture of personal care products containing microbeads by the end of 2018. This may pose a new hurdle to personal care product developers, but it also paves the way for new products with an identified market need.
May 20, 2014
On the Vietnamese market, cosmetics must satisfy ASEAN guidelines for the marketing of their features. Corporations or individuals selling cosmetic products bear full responsibility for product safety, efficacy and quality. Also, VOCs are not currently regulated. This update briefs manufacturers on processes specific to this growing market.
May 6, 2014 | Robert Ross-Fichtner, Focal Point Research Inc.
Over the past 25 years, no category of “cosmetics” has seen change like sunscreens. This discussion reviews how current regulations have come to be, and looks to where they are headed.
Apr 21, 2014 | Chris Flower, PhD, and Emma Meredith, PhD; Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association, London, UK
Cosmetic companies comply with strict ingredient regulations and stay abreast of the latest scientific studies to ensure that their products are safe and efficacious. Yet, rumors still abound about cosmetic companies intentionally including toxic chemicals. This column looks into those myths, separating fact from fiction.
Apr 14, 2014
In March 2014, the PASS Coalition published its support of a proposed Act to potentially speed the FDA's approval of new UV filters. In a related blog post, PASS followers congratulated those involved, and urged Canadian regulators to do the same.
Mar 28, 2014
Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distrubutors (ICMAD) board member Craig Weiss, president of Consumer Product Testing, testified on March 25, 2014, during recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hearings on modernizing over-the-counter drugs.