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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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.
Mar 19, 2020
Manufacturers in the health, beauty and personal care space are seeking exemptions to the various measures aimed at curbing the virus—and unilateral legislation that makes it clear exactly who is and is not subject to the bans.
Mar 19, 2020
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the FDA has cancelled the public meeting originally scheduled for April 14, 2020, to discuss topics for the international ICCR-14 meeting on cosmetics regulation, still planned (thus far) to be held from June 8 to June 10, 2020.
Mar 18, 2020
In addition to several food and beverage violations, the U.S. FDA cited adulterated cosmetics and new drug claims in its warning letter to the company.
Mar 17, 2020 | Rachel Grabenhofer with Howard Epstein, Ph.D.
"What’s changed with respect to sunscreen evaluation is ... the test model they are using now is designed for drugs ...and has never been applied previously for the sunscreens," Epstein reports.
Mar 17, 2020
Contact dermatitis from topical drugs and human safety are the topics in a recently issued guidance document made available by the FDA. Comments are sought through May 8, 2020.
Mar 11, 2020
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is considering changes to current volatile organic compound (VOC) limits for fragrance and hair care, the ICMAD reports.
Mar 9, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released the findings from a year-long project to test talc-containing cosmetics for the presence of asbestos. Results showed 43 samples were negative while 9 were positive.
Mar 6, 2020
While CBD is trending across market segments, the rules in play to ensure public health and market direction are baffling at best. As such, the FDA has issued an update outlining its efforts to provide clarity.
Feb 28, 2020 | Tony O'Lenick, Nascent Technologies Corp., Lawrenceville, GA USA
Four basic properties of an ethical and sustainable product or ingredient include: 1) biodegradable, 2) sustainable, 3) readily commercially available and 4) green. These properties are the basis for the present discussion. The personal care industry not only needs to standardize the methods chosen to support these claims, but also to publish more data on the test methods used and results obtained.
Feb 27, 2020 | Asa Frank, Bu Cosmetics, Disruptive Materials; Kathleen Benditt, Elementis; Global Cosmetic Industry Editors
Featuring insights on cruelty-free, inclusivity, sustainable, renewable and more, this month's collection of "Expert Opinions" is all about the pause on color cosmetics. Click through to the digital magazine for the complete article.