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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
- 6FDA Issues Warning Letter for Eyebrow/Eyelash Growth Product Claims
- 7Endocrine Effects, Environmental Risk Feedback Sought for Dibutyl Phthalate, Bisphenols
- 8Regulating Risk: Fragrance Safety for the 21st Century
- 9Korean Cosmetic Regulations
- 10CIR Conclusion (continued): Parabens are Safe
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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.
Mar 25, 2020
In situations that threaten public health, i.e., COVID-19, European companies can appeal to authorities for an exemption from the standard authorization requirements, in this case for disinfectants, in order to speed their production.
Mar 20, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two guidance documents to communicate its policy for the temporary manufacture of certain alcohol-based hand sanitizer products, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.