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- 1Unilever’s TRESemmé Shampoo Alleged to Cause Irritation, Hair Loss
- 2U.S. Federal Trade Commission Lays Down the Law on Deceptive CBD Claims
- 3FDA Adds 357 Voluntary Cosmetic Registrations in One Month
- 4EDQM Finds Allergenic Fragrances in ‘Perfume-Free’ Cosmetics
- 5FDA's Sanitizer Hotlist Cites Nevada Distributor, Calls Out Subpotency and Methanol
- 6Endocrine Effects, Environmental Risk Feedback Sought for Dibutyl Phthalate, Bisphenols
- 7FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
- 8Regulating Risk: Fragrance Safety for the 21st Century
- 9Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- 10CIR Conclusion (continued): Parabens are Safe
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Jun 24, 2020
Resorcinol's endocrine-disrupting effects landed it on the ECHA's review list for substances of very high concern (SVHC) but the Member State Committee did not agree to label it as such. The REACH Committee will make the final call.
Jun 24, 2020
The new BRC-backed CTPA Customer Charter aims to help instill confidence and in customers and staff that they will be safe in returning to the beauty counter.
Jun 22, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning statement to consumers over the use of Eskbiochem's hand sanitizers, which may contain methanol, i.e., wood alcohol.
Jun 15, 2020
Colombia is the first nation in South America to ban animal testing for cosmetics. "Today, Colombia becomes a better and more humane society," said Senate Co-author Richard Aguilar, according to Animal Defenders International.
Jun 3, 2020
Regulators from India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) have delayed establishing new cosmetic legislation due to COVID-19.
Jun 1, 2020
Careful Cents, LLC, is marketing essential oils that, according to the U.S. FDA, are misbranded drugs based on their claims. The agency issued a warning letter highlighting examples including immunity-boosting and antiviral effects, and positioned to address COVID-19.
May 19, 2020
Johnson & Johnson has stated that it will be removing its talc-based powders from North America due to a decline in demand but will continue to sell its cornstarch-based baby powder.
May 15, 2020
In Europe, Cosmeservice is offering express service to re-register as hand sanitizers previously registered and eligible cosmetic cleansers within one week to support COVID-19 prevention.
May 14, 2020
Assembly Bill 2762, California's "Toxic-free Cosmetic Act," moved forward again on June 11, 2020. If enacted, it would ban specific ingredients intentionally added to cosmetic formulations. The PCPC previously expressed support for the proposed legislation.
May 11, 2020 | Marc N.G. de Mul, Measured Innovation LLC, Weston, CT USA
Personal care consumers increasingly demand natural products but these are not always sustainable, especially considering the broader principles of this doctrine. This paper is a commentary on natural products and ingredients, certifications and innovations to advance this category in the context of UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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.