Asbestos-containing cosmetics: Officials reveal products were manufactured in China, not Taiwan

Asia – Asbestos-containing cosmetics: Officials reveal products were manufactured in China, not Taiwan

Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that asbestos-tainted Claire’s cosmetics were produced in China, and not in Taiwan as previously reported...
Laws & Regulation: Top news on cosmetics regulation across the APAC region

Asia – Laws & Regulation: Top news on cosmetics regulation across the APAC region

We round-up of our most-read cosmetics regulation stories of the region, featuring halal beauty, Korea’s duty-free woes, problematic endorsements in Thailand and more...
HSA Alert: Undeclared Potent Ingredients Found in Four Skin Creams; Infant Hospitalised with Serious Adverse Reaction

Singapore – HSA Alert: Undeclared Potent Ingredients Found in Four Skin Creams; Infant Hospitalised...

An infant (less than one-year-old) developed Cushing’s syndrome following the use of an unlabelled cream for diaper rash. The other three creams were used...
Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program Report for June 2019

USA – Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program Report for June 2019

Because the law does not require cosmetic firms to register their establishments or file their product formulations with FDA, participation in this program is...
Everything you always wanted to know about in vitro toxicology for cosmetics

International – Everything you always wanted to know about in vitro toxicology for cosmetics

The Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009 is the main regulatory framework for finished products when placed on the EU market. Cosmetic products must be safe for...
“Guideline on Artificially Enhanced Nails and Minimising the Risk of Allergy”

International – CTPA : “Guideline on Artificially Enhanced Nails and Minimising the Risk...

CTPA has created a “Guideline on Artificially Enhanced Nails and Minimising the Risk of Allergy”, which has been developed for salon professionals, consumers, manufacturers...
Inconsistent policies: Aussie researchers call for more harmonised sunscreen guidelines

Australia – Inconsistent policies: Aussie researchers call for more harmonised sunscreen guidelines

Researchers are calling for consistent sunscreen guidelines in Australia after analysing 69 policies and concluding a more joined-up approach is needed...
CBD product makers should be mindful of FDA guidelines

USA – CBD product makers should be mindful of FDA guidelines

Following the FDA's public hearing on Scientific Data and Information about Products Containing Cannabis or Cannabis-Derived Compounds on May 31, the Kline consulting and...
Changes, challenges and opportunities: ACA President on sustainability and regulation in APAC

Asia – Changes, challenges and opportunities: ACA President on sustainability and regulation in APAC

Consumer demands, sustainability concerns and regulatory developments amid a backdrop of global trade disputes will take centre stage at the ASEAN Cosmetics Association’s Leaders...
Cosmetics Recalls & Alerts

USA – Cosmetics Recalls & Alerts

The resources listed below are related to recalls of cosmetics and other products regulated by FDA, as well as other safety alerts related to...

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