Indonesia – GMP in Indonesia: Regulator BPOM introduces ‘Gradual Fulfilment Certificate’ to enhance...

Indonesian regulator the National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) has introduced a new Gradual Fulfilment Certificate for cosmetic companies to prove they...

Asia – Covid-19 lasts on skin for 9 hours, but ethanol sanitiser inactivates in...

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causing the COVID-19 outbreak was found to survive on human skin for as long as nine...

USA – La Californie interdit plusieurs substances toxiques dans les cosmétiques

En signant la proposition de loi 2762 de l’Assemblée de Californie (AB 2762), le gouverneur Gavin Newsom fait de l’État de la côte ouest...

USA – Cosmetic Registration Reports (VCRP)

Because the law does not require cosmetic firms to register their establishments or file their product formulations with FDA, participation in this program is...

China – Chine : Aperçu des nouvelles réglementations cosmétiques

Le nouveau Règlement sur la surveillance et l’administration des cosmétiques (Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation - CSAR) introduit un certain nombre de changements majeurs : Gestion classifiée des...

Asia – Sunscreens containing salicylate UV-filters may be breeding ground for pathogenic bacteria

Sunscreen formulations containing UV-filters such as octyl salicylate (OS) and homosalate (HS) may be breeding grounds for two pathogenic bacteria, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Burkholderia...

USA – Cosmetic Registration Reports

Because the law does not require cosmetic firms to register their establishments or file their product formulations with FDA, participation in this program is...

USA – FDA Warns Consumers About Hand Sanitizer Packaged in Food and Drink Containers

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about alcohol-based hand sanitizers that are being packaged in containers that may appear as food or...
Need-to-know: The top cosmetics regulatory issues on the agenda for APAC in 2020

China – Regulator publishes two more drafts detailing safety assessment and classification for cosmetic...

China’s National Medical Products Administration has released two additional drafts detailing safety and classification requirements under the new Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR)...

International – L’Oréal files patent on ‘superior stability’ waterless sunscreen using carnauba wax

International beauty major L’Oréal has developed an anhydrous sunscreen rich in antioxidants using liquid carnauba wax that protects the formula from oxidation and avoids...

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