Most Popular in Regulatory
- 1[update] California's 'Toxic-free Cosmetics' Act Signed into Law
- 2Chinese Hand Sanitizers Make FDA's Growing Hot List
- 3Regulatory Review—Labeling Alcohol, Alcohol Denat. and Booze
- 4Industry Insight: Sunscreen Myths, Claims and Consumer Confidence
- 5China to Accept Animal-alternative Test Data Under These Conditions
- 618 More in 18 Days: FDA's Sanitizer Hot List Just Got Longer
- 7FDA Releases Color Additives Q4 Report
- 8Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- 9FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
- 10Fragrance Creators CEO Issues Statement on Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act
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May 5, 2020
GMP standards developer NSF International will now provide official Global Retailer and Manufacturer Alliance (GMRA) certification and audits for dietary supplements, cosmetics/personal care products and OTC drugs.
May 2, 2020
Safety and fraudulent claims are new concerns in the hand sanitizer market. Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) eased restrictions, some 1,500 new hand sanitizer manufacturers have registered to help; but many are not following the FDA's policy.
May 1, 2020 | Laura Lam-Phaure and Gabriella Baki, Ph.D., University of Toledo, Toledo, OH USA
In relation, consumer belief in third-party endorsements has given rise to certification programs to reinforce claims; these are explored here in the first of a two-part series. More cosmetics on the market not only contain popular food ingredients, but also carry popular claims from the food industry, such as organic and halal.
Apr 29, 2020
While some 16,000 lawsuits will press on alleging a link between J&J's talcum powder and ovarian cancer, the company highlighted one win for science: the testimonies of select expert witnesses for the plaintiffs were excluded due to unscientifically sound evidence.
Apr 27, 2020
BASF has announced a price increase in Europe for its two polyalcohols, neopentyl glycol and 1,6-hexanediol.
Apr 24, 2020
China issued a draft inventory on April 10, 2020, of plastics prohibited or restricted from production, sale and use and further specified details of its pending microbead ban including deadlines for the manufacture and sale of products containing them.
Apr 9, 2020
In the wake of COVID-19, hand sanitizers and other personal care goods are making a profitable comeback for South Korea’s cosmetic industry, several sources report.
Apr 3, 2020 | R.L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries; H. Epstein, Ph.D., EMD Performance Materials; Y.B. Kim, P.h.D., Nano and Micro Technologies, Inc. and PaiChai University; C. Martin, Ph.D., Seaspire, Inc.; and K. O’Lenick, Surfatech Corp.
In our April edition of Expert Opinions, we ask experts about sun protection and what that means for DNA protection factors, eco concerns, pigment alternatives, user safety and more.
Apr 3, 2020 | Brian Diffey, Ph.D., Newcastle University, UK
Sunscreens have improved immensely in the past 40 years thanks to advances in formulation and a deeper understanding of sunlight and exposure. As a natural extension of progress, however, new pain points have emerged; these are discussed in brief in this commentary from world-renowned sunscreen expert Brian Diffey, Ph.D., of Newcastle University.
Mar 30, 2020
Washington state has a new law on the books requiring manufacturers of nonflushable wipes to label them prominently with the phrase "Do Not Flush." The goal is to guide consumers to dispose of these products appropriately.
Mar 30, 2020
Responding to the COVID-19 health crisis, Canadian officials released a plan to expedite hand sanitizer distribution to protect the public; Health Canada also notes these products are considered natural health products and not cosmetics.
Mar 28, 2020
HR 5279, The Cosmetic Safety Enhancement Act of 2019, is one step closer to materializing, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health approved the bill for next steps. However, the prognosis it will pass is low, one AI logarithm predicts.