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Apr 27, 2016 | 03:27 PM CDT

Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act is on a Roll

Support for H.R. 4075, the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act, is gaining momentum with recent backing from two U.S. congressional leaders, including a Democratic cosponsor. ICMAD applauds the move.

Apr 26, 2016 | 12:33 PM CDT

Be 'Crazy' When You Imagine New Products

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By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Global Cosmetic Industry…

With 29 years of experience, IFSCC president Philippe Auderset, Ph.D., advises product developers, "Be crazy when you imagine new products.” But he's got more than crazy ideas up his sleeve. In this interview, he shares insights on the personal care industry of the future.

Mar 16, 2016 | 04:20 PM CDT

The Animal Testing Ban: Could Switzerland Be Next?

The Swiss Federal Council is promoting alternative methods to animal testing and plans a ban on animal-tested ingredients.

Mar 15, 2016 | 02:39 PM CDT

Update: Teens Face Beauty Chemical Risk; Some Experts Skeptical

A new study says teen girls can benefit from "free-of" products since they might be at risk for exposure to possible endocrine disruptors; but another toxicologist has something to add.

Mar 02, 2016 | 03:07 PM CST

Beauty Industry Under Attack with Recent Poll

Activist pressure highlights a survey that supports stricter regulation of the chemical ingredients used in personal care products.

Jan 20, 2016 | 04:10 PM CST

Looming Cosmetics Legislation: What You Need to Know

By: Pamela Jo Busiek, president and CEO, ICMAD

If passed, the Feinstein Bill will result in cosmetics being more heavily regulated by the FDA than over-the-counter drugs or dietary supplement products which have demonstrated a much higher risk profile than cosmetics which have an excellent safety record.

Jan 15, 2016 | 04:44 PM CST

Ready for Compliance?

The Fourth Cosmetic Compliance Summit will demonstrate a beta version of the next California Air Resource Board (CARB) reporting tool before its release in July 2016.

Jan 05, 2016 | 02:47 PM CST

PETA: Beauty Brands Are Breaking the 'Law'

Nine cosmetics companies may be quietly breaking UK and E.U. non-animal testing law by marketing in China where animal testing is allowed, PETA alleges.

Dec 18, 2015 | 10:53 AM CST

Canada to Go Cruelty-free with Cosmetic Animal Testing Ban

Animal testing of cosmetics could soon be a thing of the past in Canada.

Dec 15, 2015 | 03:30 PM CST

FDA Alerts Homespun Cosmetics-makers

FDA launches a section to alert and inform the growing number of DIY and homespun cosmetics makers about adulteration and other matters.