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Oct 4, 2017 | Ben Teoh, Contributing Consultant, Penang, Malaysia
The Nagoya Protocol is led by three main objectives: the conservation of diversity, the sustainable use of materials, and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from use of these genetic resources. This overview provides greater detail.
Oct 2, 2017
Natrue debuted its new communication tools specifically designed to help keep consumers informed about products that are truly natural and organic certified.
Sep 29, 2017 | Robert H.R. Fichtner, Angela Mazza, M.D., and Anna Schwanke, Focal Point Research Inc., Mississauga, Ontario
While many can distinguish a drug from a cosmetic, per regulations in North America, the written text of how a product benefits the skin can determine how it is categorized. In Canada, a product is a cosmetic, a drug or a natural health product. In the United States, a product can be either, or comply with regulations for both cosmetics and drugs.
Sep 27, 2017
Skin whitening products walk the line between cosmetics and drugs, and often carry dangerous side effects. Flawless Beauty's injectable whitening products were struck down by a federal judge, putting lightening products under the lens.
Sep 26, 2017 | Pascal Yvon, IDEA TESTS Group, Martillac, France
No one likes to get blacklisted by governing bodies for stretching the truth about what their product can do. Thus, to avoid indiscretions on the European market, this installment in our EU regulatory series outlines the rules for cosmetic claims.
Sep 19, 2017
Microneedling devices have, for some time, been without widely enforced regulation. As such, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a draft guidance on Sept. 15, 2017, defining when tools are considered esthetic vs. medical in nature, along with potential regulatory changes.
Sep 12, 2017
Black henna is not only causing an uptick in adverse reactions to the temporary body art, but in some cases is not permitted for use by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
Sep 2, 2017 | Robert Ross-Fichtner and Anna Schwanke, Focal Point Research, Inc., Mississauga, Ontario
Canada is preparing for a regulatory overhaul that could replace outdated rules and classifications with one category:"Consumer Health Products." Cannabis-containing products also face trailblazing reform as countries and states disagree on the controversial ingredient's legality. What parallels can be drawn? Read on to learn.
Aug 18, 2017
Grand Review Research is expecting a rapid pick-up in the fatty amines market as the Asia-Pacific region drives the industry to the top. This market is especially prevalent among personal care and household products.
Aug 18, 2017
The Nagoya Protocol went into effect on August 17, 2017, in Korea. How might this impact the region, or even the greater cosmetics industry? It may be too soon to tell.
Aug 15, 2017 | Brooke Schleehauf
Paraben-free—a marketing term that helped to propel consumer fear of ingredients such as preservatives and sulfates. Rob Ross-Fichtner, of Focal Point Research Inc., shared in an exclusive interview how this movement toward misinformation started, how groups perpetuating consumer mistrust responded and where the industry goes from here.
Aug 1, 2017 | Pascal Yvon, IDEA TESTS Group, Martillac, France
Consumer information is an important part of the European Cosmetics Regulation and consists of two major components: product labeling and claims. This installment lays down the labeling laws.