Europe – European Commission adds natural whole-hemp CBD to CosIng database

The European Commission has added natural hemp-derived CBD to its cosmetic ingredient database CosIng – a move set to bring welcome clarity for industry...

Europe – Cruelty-free cosmetics: Are we getting closer to a global animal testing ban?

The list of countries with animal testing bans in place for cosmetics is growing, but how close is industry to reaching the EU Parliament’s...
DEKRA accredited under the MDR

Europe – OCTOCRYLENE : Preliminary opinion of SCCS/1627/21

In light of the data provided and taking under consideration the concerns related to 6 potential endocrine disrupting properties of Octocrylene, does the SCCS consider 7...

Europe – L’Oréal Perso lipstick device debuts under YSL

L’Oréal has officially launched the beta version of its AI at-home personalised cosmetics device as a lipstick variant under its prestige Yves Saint Laurent...

Europe – Microplastics and digital services part of ‘intense regulatory change’ in 2021

The European Green Deal will be the biggest policy challenge for the cosmetics and personal care industry in 2021, but industry must also focus...
DEKRA accredited under the MDR

Europe – Cosmetic ingredient safety: SCCS closes comment period on endocrine disruptor and nano...

The comment period on four preliminary safety opinions from the European Commission’s Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (SCCS) addressing endocrine disruption and nano toxicity...

Europe – Tatouages et maquillages : Règlement 2020/2081 de la Commission du 14 décembre...

Ce règlement modifie l’annexe XVII du règlement (CE) no 1907/2006 du Parlement européen et du Conseil concernant l’enregistrement, l’évaluation et l’autorisation des substances chimiques,...
As coronavirus roils region, EU device body adamant about steps to hit MDR deadline

Europe – Les allergènes, principale source de non-conformité des cosmétiques en Europe

Conduite par le Réseau européen des laboratoires officiels de contrôle des cosmétiques (European Network of Official Cosmetics Control Laboratories - OCCL) ce contrôle du...

Europe – Chemicals: EU takes action for safer tattooing inks and permanent make-up

With a new restriction adopted today under the EU chemical legislation, we aim to ensure that EU citizens are equally protected, irrespective of the country...
European Pharmacopoeia revises general chapter on degree of coloration of liquids

Europe – New method for determination of polar N-nitrosamines in cosmetic products

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has published an analytical method for the determination of polar N-nitrosamines in cosmetic products,...

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