Hong Kong regulator will continue to recognize South Korean approvals

China – Safety and Technical Standard for Cosmetics 2022 (STSC 2022)

Le 31 mars 2022, le China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) a publié le projet de Safety and Technical Standard for Cosmetics...
Examine all available evidence before making decisions on sunscreen ingredient bans.

Asia – Safety overkill? How the rise of ‘coral safe’ sunscreen could hinder future...

Confusion and misinformation regarding the marine safety of sunscreens can ultimately hinder cosmetic formulators’ ability to develop safe and effective UV protection...

USA – FDA calls on firms to be ‘recall ready’ in final guidance

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday finalized guidance to help regulated industry initiate prompt recalls of violative products. The guidance covers voluntary recalls...

USA – PFAS regulations are here, cosmetic companies need to prepare as legal barriers...

The class of chemicals which bring us non-stick pans, PFAS, is prevalent across industries, including cosmetics, but regulation and litigation over safety concerns are...
Triple threat: Shiseido unveils ‘perfect’ sunscreen that strengthens with heat

New Zealand – NZ consumer watchdog calls for sunscreens to be regulated as...

Watchdog group Consumer NZ says sunscreens should be regulated as therapeutic products after three products failed testing for the second year in a row...

International – Etiquetage à l’international : Cosmed rappelle vos obligations

Cosmed est fréquemment sollicité par les industriels sur les possibilités d’un étiquetage monde et l’affichage des langues d’étiquetage. Rappelons que les mentions d’étiquetage sont prévues avant...
Home-grown colorectal cancer drug approved in China

China – Des Lignes Directrices pour la Normalisation en Chine

La déléguée à la normalisation européenne en Chine (SESEC) nous informe de ce que le Conseil des Affaires d’État chinois (correspondant au gouvernement central...
EU Court of Justice Rules in Favor of EMA in Transparency Case

Asia – The major cosmetics regulatory issues on the agenda for APAC in 2022

Here we bring you the expert insights of industry insiders on the latest regulatory issues that will affect the cosmetics industry in APAC this...
ECHA to scrutinise all REACH registrations by 2027

International – ECHA: Phtalates actualités

Phthalates form a family of synthetic chemicals with a wide variety of uses, ranging from consumer to industrial products. There are different kind of...
EU Court of Justice Rules in Favor of EMA in Transparency Case

Australia – Mandatory regulations wanted: Lack of cosmetic legislation ‘devaluing’ Australian cosmetics industry

The discretionary approach to cosmetics legislation is devaluing the Australian industry and hurting both consumers and brands in the process, says industry insiders...

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