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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.

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.

Dec 09, 2015 | 11:07 AM CST

Vendors Beware: Philippines to Seize Unauthorized Cosmetics

Regulatory officers have been ordered to monitor, conduct inventory and seize all cosmetics products that have no FDA Cosmetic Notification as per the Philippines regulation.