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 and regulation: Most-read stories on cosmetic regulation in APAC

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...
CBD and cosmetics in Austria: What is the legislative environment?

Europe – CBD and cosmetics in Austria: What is the legislative environment?

As intrigue surrounding the inclusion of CBD in cosmetics continues to grow, we take a look at the Austrian legal landscape to see its...
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...
How the New Free From Claims Impact the European Cosmetics Space

Europe – How the New Free From Claims Impact the European Cosmetics Space

As the new ‘free from’ claims enter the cosmetics space, we ask Belinda Carli, Director of Institute of Personal Care Science what the need...
FDA and Industry Procedures for Section 513(g) Requests for Information under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

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...
L’Anses recommande de restreindre les substances persulfates dans les produits capillaires

France – L’Anses recommande de restreindre les substances persulfates dans les produits capillaires

L’Anses publie ses travaux d’expertise sur les substances persulfates d’ammonium, de potassium et de sodium utilisées notamment dans les produits de décoloration capillaire. L’Agence conclut que l’utilisation...

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