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Section: Regulations > Organic/COSMOS
Beautycounter Lobbies Congress for Clean Beauty Reform
The company, with its collective businesses, lobbied U.S. Congress virtually to advocate for updated federal regulations regarding clean beauty and natural products.
Jun 28th, 2021
DNA & Cosmetics to Promote Traceability of Natural Resources
The consortium works to guarantee the authenticity of plant raw materials for cosmetics through DNA analysis.
May 12th, 2021
Symrise Supports Germany’s Climate Policy Goals
As part of its commitment to global climate protection, Symrise has been reporting on its activities since 2006.
Nov 11th, 2020
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.
Feb 27th, 2020
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.
Eurofins / CRL Inc.
Feb 27th, 2020
ERI 360° Label Calculates Ingredient Sustainability Levels
The ERI 360° Label—or Eco Responsible Ingredient—helps cosmetic ingredient companies prioritize sustainability efforts by measuring and conveying the environmental impact of their products.
Feb 11th, 2019
Go Green, See Green: In Bath Products, Sustainability Sells
A report from the Nielsen Company compared the performance of sustainability claims across three categories—chocolate, coffee and bath products—with the goal of understanding how consumers feel about various sustainability factors. Within all three categories, dollar sales of items with the specific claims studied grew twice as fast as the weighted average dollar growth of the three categories combined.
Oct 25th, 2018
COSMOS Publishes 3.0 Documents
The documents, available now, include the "COSMOS-standard," "Labelling Guide," "Technical Guide," "Control Manual" and "Certifier Contract."
Sep 21st, 2018
Eco-Friendly Biosurfactant Regulations Drive Market Growth
Marine biosurfactants are turning into a trend due to their therapeutic properties. However, the main driver of this market is government regulation, developing a set of rules for product safety.
Jan 4th, 2018
How Natrue Plans to Stop Greenwashing
Natrue debuted its new communication tools specifically designed to help keep consumers informed about products that are truly natural and organic certified.
Oct 2nd, 2017
Lipotec Receives Two COSMOS Approvals
Lipotec had its first COSMOS approval for not just one, but two ingredients. The standard tells consumers the ingredients are certified organic and natural and are trustworthy for cosmetics, in addition to having clearance for safety within the industry and the environment.
Jun 16th, 2017
Thorough Safety Standard for SunPURO Oxides Approved
Sun Chemical has received COSMOS approval for a range of its pigments, which helps give consumers confirmation that ingredients are sourced from organic farming.
May 30th, 2017
Stephenson Personal Care Teams up with RSPO and POIG
These indicators will be used by independent third parties to conclude whether or not a palm oil company is protecting forests and peatlands that have biodiversity, carbon and social values.
Feb 1st, 2017
Lessonia Eyes Microbead Replacements
As microbead bans are passed around the world, Lessonia, maker of natural exfoliators has named 2017 a crucial year to find an environmentally-friendly alternative.
Jan 5th, 2017
Natural Market Gets Clarity With New Council
"Our aim is to create real, meaningful and lasting change in the naturals market, and ensure that consumers are armed with the information they need to make informed purchases."
Oct 28th, 2016
European Directive On Cosmetics Marks 40th Yr; Will Standards Change?
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first harmonized European Directive on cosmetic products. In the meantime, a cosmetics advocacy group is on a mission to have any future regulation standardize the definition of natural and organic.
Aug 8th, 2016
TerraVerdae BioWorks Develops Environmental Microspheres
TerraVerdae BioWorks released a line of biodegradable, natural microspheres to be utilized in cosmetic and personal care products.
Jul 7th, 2015
The Nagoya Protocol for Cosmetics and Extracts
The Nagoya Protocol is an international law applying to genetic resources and ensuring the countries of origin share in the benefits from using these materials.
May 22nd, 2015
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