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Sep 15, 2011
Colipa, the European Cosmetics Association, welcomes the publication of the European Commission’s (EC) annual progress report on the development of alternative methods to animal testing for cosmetic purposes.
Sep 8, 2011
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a warning letter to Brazilian Blowout for its Açai Professional Smoothing Solution. The FDA finds the product to be misbranded by stating on its label that it does not contain formaldehyde and is adulterated by containing methylene glycol, a liquid form of formaldehyde.
Sep 1, 2011 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The US Code of Federal Regulations lists1 the rules for displaying ingredients, and besides outlining the content that must be included and its order of appearance, the regulation describes use of the “may contain” clause, which while legally only applies to pigments, has been abused and is thus the main topic of this column.
Aug 24, 2011 | Annelie Struessmann, PhD, CONUSBAT
In the EU, numerous mandates for new scientific opinions have been posted in 2011, with a specification of the assessment criteria and goals. The application areas mostly focus on the new and ongoing ingredient assessments of hair dyes, preservatives and UV filters.
Aug 22, 2011
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released Strategic Plan for Regulatory Science, its initiative to modernize the tools and methods that the agency uses to evaluate whether the products it regulates are safe for consumers.
Aug 4, 2011
Three global companies headquartered in the United States—Walmart, The Hershey Company and Citigroup—have become members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an organization that aims to promote the growth and use of sustainable palm oil in the world.
Aug 2, 2011
Research conducted by Organic Monitor suggests that natural and organic cosmetic brands are not living up to their marketing claims, that some fair trade organizations are not using strict requirements and that content of natural ingredients varies by geographical region. The company assessed more than 50 international brands of natural cosmetic products and ranked them in terms of their naturalness.
Jun 27, 2011
On June 24, 2011, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and 10 co-sponsors introduced the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (H.R. 2359) to the US House of Representatives, which aims to amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Jun 16, 2011
After nearly a four-year wait for an action on sunscreens, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Final Sunscreen Rule, which addresses the testing and labeling of OTC sunscreen products.
Jun 10, 2011
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance outlining its view on how to identify whether regulated products contain nanomaterials or apply such technologies.
May 20, 2011
ICMAD has joined the Personal Care Products Council, the FDA, OSHA and consumer groups to support the safety review by the CIR for the use of formaldehyde/methylene glycol in professional hair straightening products.
May 18, 2011
Non-profit organization Green Seal Inc. has created GS-50, reportedly the first US certification standard for cosmetic and personal care products that covers the whole product life cycle.