Europe – Système d’alerte hebdomadaire pour les produits dangereux

Le système d’alerte rapide est le système mis en place par l’UE pour tous les produits de consommation dangereux (à l’exception des denrées alimentaires,...
Updated guidance for registering substances in nanoform

Europe – L’ECHA a lancé une consultation publique jusqu’au 05/06/2020 incluant des substances d’intérêt...

Do you have further information on uses of seven substances proposed for authorisation?...
Updated guidance for registering substances in nanoform

Europe – ECHA’s committees conclude on five restrictions

Corrigenda 18 March 2020:  RAC's and SEAC's opinions on formaldehyde clarified. 19 March 2020: Nr of agreed draft opinions of RAC on applications for...

Europe – Coronavirus : L’industrie cosmétique se mobilise face à l’urgence sanitaire

Les acteurs de la mode et des cosmétiques manifestent depuis le début de la crise leur volonté de s’engager en faveur de la lutte...
Questions/ réponses sur l'encadrement des tarifs des gels hydroalcooliques

Europe – Questions/ réponses sur l’encadrement des tarifs des gels hydroalcooliques

Le décret encadrant les prix de vente des gels hydroalcooliques entre en vigueur aujourd’hui pour éviter toute spéculation. Il plafonne le prix des flacons...
SCCS publishes final opinion on dihydroxyacetone safety

Europe – SCCS publishes final opinion on dihydroxyacetone safety

The European Commission’s Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) has published its final opinion on the safety of dihydroxyacetone (DHA) in hair colouring and...
Circular cosmetics: ‘We are in a new era of transparency’

Europe – Circular cosmetics: ‘We are in a new era of transparency’

Circular cosmetics requires collaboration on responsible packaging, but the future also needs better lifecycle analysis and recycling capabilities, says Albéa Group’s sustainability manager...
Paraben-containing cosmetics in pregnancy linked to child obesity

Europe – Paraben-containing cosmetics in pregnancy linked to child obesity

The use of cosmetics containing butylparaben during pregnancy may be linked to an increased risk of children becoming obese, according to new research...
Animal testing declines across EU – cosmetics must ‘share good practice’, says charity

Europe – Animal testing declines across EU – cosmetics must ‘share good practice’, says...

Animal testing for scientific purposes across the European Union has declined in recent years and cosmetics is in a strong position to share advances...
European Commission publishes titanium dioxide classification

Europe – European Commission publishes titanium dioxide classification

After almost a decade of work, the European Commission has published its final decision to classify titanium dioxide as a category 2 carcinogen...