FDA calls meeting on standardization of talc testing methods

USA – FDA calls meeting on standardization of talc testing methods

In early February, the public health agency will hold a public meeting on testing methods for asbestos in talc and for cosmetic products containing...
Black women who dye hair more at risk of breast cancer

USA – Black women who dye hair more at risk of breast cancer

Women who regularly use permanent hair dye have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study suggests. Scientists at US research body National...
MDCG’s 2020 Meetings to Tackle Clinical Data, Annex XVI, UDIs and More

Europe – Publication de l’opinion SCCS Indigofera tinctoria, ingrédient de coloration capillaire

The SCCS concludes the following: 1. In light of the data provided, does the SCCS consider Indigofera tinctoria (C170) safe when used in non-oxidative conditions...
Western expansion? What APAC beauty brands need to know about testing before exporting to Europe and the US

Asia – Western expansion? What APAC beauty brands need to know about testing before...

Cosmetic testing firm Eurofins has highlighted the regulations and necessary assessments beauty brands from Asia Pacific need to undergo before charting its European or...
Bayer to develop medical skin care from staphylococcus epidermidis bacteria strains

USA – Bayer to develop medical skin care from staphylococcus epidermidis bacteria strains

Late last week, the multinational pharmaceutical company announced a partnership with dermatology biotech company Azitra to will leverage the skin microbiome in a whole...
China passes CSAR: Long-awaited cosmetic regulations draft finally formalised

China – China passes CSAR: Long-awaited cosmetic regulations draft finally formalised

The China State Council has finally passed the highly anticipated Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) draft during an executive meeting held on January...
FDA to launch Drug Risk Management Board this month

USA – Public Meeting on Testing Methods for Asbestos in Talc and Cosmetic Products...

FDA is holding a public meeting on testing methods for asbestos in talc and cosmetic products containing talc on February 4, 2020. Title: Public Meeting...
Need-to-know: The top cosmetics regulatory issues on the agenda for APAC in 2020

Asia – Need-to-know: The top cosmetics regulatory issues on the agenda for APAC in...

We speak to industry insiders for their expert analysis on the regulatory issues and trends that will affect the cosmetics industry in APAC in...
Unhygienic make-up bags are rife with superbugs, scientists warn

International – Unhygienic make-up bags are rife with superbugs, scientists warn

Make-up bags across Britain are rife with potentially deadly superbugs, scientists have claimed. Research by Aston University found more than 90% of make-up products were...
La Cour des comptes recommande un renforcement de la cosmétovigilance

France – La Cour des comptes recommande un renforcement de la cosmétovigilance

Les produits cosmétiques mis sur le marché français ne sont pas assez contrôlés. C’est le diagnostic posé par la Cour des comptes dans un récent...

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