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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.
Following an inquiry by the National Advertising Division, the maker of Aquaphor Baby Diaper Rash Cream is permanently discontinuing express claims that the product relieves diaper rash in six hours.
Starting May 21, zinc oxide and potassium hydroxide will be OK for use in cosmetics and personal care products under certain new European Union guidelines.
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.
The Swiss Federal Council is promoting alternative methods to animal testing and plans a ban on animal-tested ingredients.
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.
Activist pressure highlights a survey that supports stricter regulation of the chemical ingredients used in personal care products.
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.
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.
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.