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The groups claim that the FDA has not sufficiently reacted to the concerns regarding the health risks that salon keratin hair products containing formaldehyde present.
AERs that are submitted usually deal with hair products including shampoos, conditioners, hair smoothing products and hair dyes as well as skin products.
The guidance also sheds light on the FDA’s requests for safety and effectiveness data on eight active sunscreen ingredients that are already under evaluation, including the data on human absorption.
The FDA is issuing a final rule under which OTC consumer antiseptic wash products containing the majority of the antibacterial active ingredients—including triclosan and triclocarban—will no longer be able to be marketed.
While the BBC recently explained "all that citizens need to know" about the U.K. departure from the EU, the cosmetics industry should know the implications, too. Emma Meredith, Ph.D., of the UK-based CTPA, explains what is and isn't known.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first harmonized European Directive on cosmetic products. In the meantime, a cosmetics advocacy group is on a mission to have any future regulation standardize the definition of natural and organic.
One out of five home and personal care products will be impacted; Environmental Defense Fund working with Wal-Mart says they're planning to expand chemical policies for more products and suppliers.
With all of the legislative buzz around banning microbeads, Greenpeace East Asia is publishing a list of who's still using the microparticles and who is not.
Amanda Nguyen will join IFRA North America as the director of government affairs and legal, effective July 25.
A bill that amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to revise regulations on chemicals has passed the House although reports have surfaced that Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is blocking quick consideration of the vote.