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Will VOC Limits Change for Fragrance, Hair Care?

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is considering changes to current volatile organic compound (VOC) limits for fragrance and hair care, the ICMAD reports.

Talc Results Are In: FDA Releases 6-part Report

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.

FDA Clears the Air on CBD Reform Efforts

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.

In Good Conscience: Ethical and Sustainable Personal Care

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.

Expert Opinions: Color Pause*

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.

Expert Opinions: Sustainable Beauty

Featuring insights on circular economy, biotech, mildness, carbon positive moves, biology and more, this month's collection of "Expert Opinions" is all about sustainable beauty. Click through to the digital magazine for the complete article.

Will CBD Cosmetics Face Greater FDA Scrutiny?

As the demand for CBD products continue to grow in 2020, so will the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) crackdown on their regulation. As explained in this report, the FDA plans to continue investing in regulations for a wider spectrum of CBD-containing cosmetics and foods.

Beauty & Brexit

What the brands and suppliers need to know.

What’s Your Environmental Impact?

Eurofins encourages consumers and formulators alike to monitor the environmental impact of cosmetic products. One way to achieve this is through an ecotoxicological test, which can pave the way for "green" products.

DevaCurl Slapped with Class-action Lawsuit

The Manhattan Federal court suit states various DevaCurl products have caused "scalp irritation, excessive shedding, hair loss, thinning, breakage and/or balding during normal use."

Colonial Highlights 1,4-Dioxane-free Solutions

New York legislators are drawing the line on 1,4-dioxane use limits as soon as Dec. 31, 2022. In response, Colonial Chemicals has positioned its 1,4-dioxane-free ingredient offerings to help guide formulators.

Talcum and Toxins Lawsuit Escalates, FDA Calls Meeting on Talc Testing

Several major talcum powder marketers are being slapped with a new lawsuit alleging their products contain undisclosed dangerous substances. In relation, the U.S. FDA has called a public meeting, to be held on Feb. 4, 2020, regarding testing for asbestos in talc and talc-containing cosmetic products.

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