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FDA, Unilever and GSK Challenge Valisure's Benzene Findings, Test Methods
The FDA recently raised concerns over the test methods of Valisure, the Connecticut-based lab whose reports over benzene in sunscreen and dry shampoo products from Unilever, GSK and others have prompted recalls and class action suits.
Jan 30th, 2023
After 8+ Years, is Canada Ready to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics?
Health Canada confirmed plans are in the works to implement an animal testing ban for cosmetics, according to The Globe and Mail.
Jan 26th, 2023
Avon Takes a $40 M Hit in Talc/Cancer Suit
The plaintiff, 76-year-old Rita Chapman of Scottsdale, Arizona, alleged that the use of Avon's talc-containing products tainted with asbestos caused her mesothelioma.
Dec 19th, 2022
New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act Signed into Law
The legislation will go into effect as of Jan. 1, 2023, and will end the sale of cosmetics tested on animals in New York State, WBNG reports.
Dec 16th, 2022
P&G Pays Out $8 M in Benzene Settlement
The settlement benefits consumers who purchased Secret, Old Spice, Pantene, Waterless, Aussie, Herbal Essences or Hair Food aerosol antiperspirant, deodorant, body spray, dry shampoo or dry conditioner products between Nov. 4, 2015, and Dec. 31, 2021.
Dec 5th, 2022
How to Ensure Cleansers Comply with Growing 1,4-Dioxane Regulations
A recent review in the
Journal of Surfactants and Detergents
explores means of measuring 1,4-dioxane levels in cleansers in order to comply with increasing ppm restrictions set by various U.S. states.
Dec 2nd, 2022
Letter Cautions: Most 'Natural' Skin Care Contains Allergens
A Research Letter published in
highlighted the prevalence of contact allergens in natural skin care in a study of 1,651 products on the U.S. market.
Nov 14th, 2022
Study Connects Hair Straightener Use to Incident Uterine Cancer
Hair straightening products could be linked to higher incidences of uterine cancer, a study of nearly 34,000 women in the U.S. recently found.
Oct 20th, 2022
PCPC on NAS Report: 'Not Enough Data to Ban Sunscreens'
The Personal Care Products Council has released a statement responding to the National Academy of Sciences Report, "Review of Fate, Exposure, and Effects of Sunscreens in Aquatic Environments and Implications for Sunscreen Usage and Human Health."
Personal Care Products Council
Aug 10th, 2022
Which Claims Test/Tool Will Win the
C&T Allē Award
Which claims testing method or tool will win the
Cosmetics & Toiletries Allē Award
? Here are the finalist profiles. Find out who wins on Sept. 28, 2022, at the exclusive Awards Dinner, co-located with
. Register now.
Aug 10th, 2022
AmorePacific, Hanyang Univ. Dynamically Visualize UV Dose on SPF-protected Skin
Work by AmorePacific and Hanyang University, Seoul, published in
Skin Research & Technology
, reveals a dynamic approach to visualize UV dose based on MED, weather, outdoor activity, etc., on SPF-protected skin.
Jul 25th, 2022
2022: Tech x Beauty to Accelerate R&D Innovation
The session will inspire attendees by considering the ways emerging technologies can make innovation more efficient while rendering brands nimble enough to respond to shifting consumer and supply chain realities.
Jul 19th, 2022
Friction Dynamics Characterize Cosmetic Dispersion Function, Utility
Research published in the
Journal of Oleo Science
describes a sinusoidal motion friction evaluation system applied to artificial skin to evaluate cosmetic dispersions.
Jul 19th, 2022
Test Model Developed to Predict Skin Permeability of Compounds
A test model published in the
Journal of Chromatography A
uses retention on octadecyl, cholesterol-bonded and immobilized artificial membrane columns to accurately predict the skin permeability of compounds.
Jul 7th, 2022
China Revises Cosmetic Sampling Testing Rules, Calls for Comments
The measures will focus on testing in children’s cosmetics, special cosmetics and cosmetics containing new ingredients. Measures are open to public comment through July 14, 2022.
Jul 1st, 2022
DSM Testing World's First Fully Bio-based Vitamin A
Application testing is now underway with the first selected customers and representative material is available for sampling ahead of a commercial-scale production and a full launch in early 2023.
DSM Nutritional Products Inc
Jun 29th, 2022
Bioiberica’s Dermial Nutricosmetic Outperforms Extracted and Fermented HAs
A pre-clinical in vitro study showed the Dermial hyaluronic acid (HA) matrix nutricosmetic increased type I collagen production by almost half. According to Bioiberica, this has not been seen with standard extracted or fermented HAs.
Jun 24th, 2022
Color Electron Microscopy to Blaze a New Trail in Cellular Imaging
A thesis paper from the University of Groningen describes a technique to collect additional data from electron microscopy to create a false color overlay that visualizes and identifies how human cells degrade, organize cargo and more.
Jun 22nd, 2022
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