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Hemp Expected to Be Legalized in US, Sparking Market Growth

Experts predict that the move will make hemp a household name across industries and that manufacturers will rush to join the growing hemp/CBD market.

Pam Busiek Discusses Tariffs, Testing and More

The ICMAD president and CEO sat down with Cosmetics & Toiletries at BeautyPress Spotlight NYC.

Health Canada Links Talc to Ovarian Cancer, Lung Damage

A Health Canada preliminary screening assessment has flagged the ingredient as potentially harmful to health and has recommended its addition to the country's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. This alert comes after recent high-profile lawsuits concerning talcum powder and cancer diagnoses.

Crodarom Renews Halal Certification

The certification came after an audit by the Halal Certification Swiss company, and encompasses Crodarom’s complete manufacturing site in the south of France.

China Edges Closer to Cruelty-free with Leaping Bunny Pilot Program

Bulldog Skincare and other Leaping Bunny brands will now be able to manufacture products inside China without facing post-market testing.

CIR Conclusion (continued)

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel's discussion on parabens continues in this installment, exclusive to the C&T digital edition.

CIR Conclusion: Parabens Are Safe

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel has reviewed the safety of parabens several times, most recently in September 2018. Here, Bart Heldreth, Ph.D., executive director of the CIR, shares the panel's findings and provides context for them.

Measuring Europe's Microplastic Response

Microplastics, and their use in cosmetics and personal care, have been a topic of discussion and regulation in recent years. Here, authors review the European personal care industry's response to microplastic research and controversy, from proactive measures to what comes next.

Natural Sourcing Achieves Halal Certification

Several of the supplier's natural ingredients, including their Honey Powder and Organic Cocoa Butter products, have been halal-certified.

US FDA Plans First Cosmetic Allergen Survey in Decades

The proposed survey is meant to help the organization better understand adverse events caused by allergens in cosmetics, and is the first of its kind since 1975.

CoverGirl Goes Cruelty-free with Leaping Bunny Certification

A new tipping point has been reached with the largest-ever brand to achieve certification.

[update] US FDA Orders Lead Ingredient Out of Hair Color

The final ruling is a response to a color additive petition over safety concerns of lead acetate, which allows for gradual color change in "progressive" hair dyes.

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