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Sep 08, 2015 | 10:01 AM CDT

California's Revised Microbeads Bill Passes Senate

A revised version of Assembly Bill 888, which prohibits the use of microbeads in cosmetics and personal care, has received the Assembly's approval and will head to the governor's desk to be signed into law.

Sep 02, 2015 | 10:40 AM CDT

Missed Op? Teen DIYers Using Crayons for Makeup

Crayon makeup.

The trend of using crayons and colored pencils for makeup is gaining ground in the blogosphere, but as Crayola warns about cosmetics regulations is it missing an opportunity?

Aug 26, 2015 | 04:20 PM CDT

Russia Mulls Ban on Animal Testing for Cosmetics

A draft law is reportedly in the works to ban animal testing in Russia for cosmetics, perfumes and their ingredients. #animaltestingcosmeticsban

Aug 25, 2015 | 04:39 PM CDT

Animal-tested Cosmetics Now Banned in Turkey

Turkey is now the latest country to join the group of countries that have banned animal testing for cosmetics. #animaltestingcosmeticsban.

Aug 20, 2015 | 04:38 PM CDT

FDA Issues Warnings for Cosmetics, Website Claims

The FDA has taken recent compliance actions by issuing warning letters to companies for cosmetics claims and unapproved ingredients.

Aug 07, 2015 | 09:32 AM CDT

Big Win for Cosmetics: Court Closes Prop 65 Titanium Dioxide Case

The judgment ended two years of litigation that encompassed over 100 companies in the skin care, beauty and personal care products space.

Aug 03, 2015 | 03:31 PM CDT

ICMAD CEO Stresses Universal Standards in Cosmetic Regulation

Pamela Busiek, who will speak at the Global Retailers and Manufacturers Alliance (GRMA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Aug. 3, shares her thoughts on ongoing efforts to reform cosmetic regulation.

Jul 15, 2015 | 01:55 PM CDT

FDA Holds Public Meeting to Prepare for ICCR Cosmetics Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting on September 10, 2015 to receive input from the public on various topics pertaining to the regulation of cosmetics.

Jan 20, 2015 | 08:41 AM CST

South Korea May Be Ending Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Reports are circulating that South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) has published a "5 Year Plan for Animal Welfare" that establishes a plan to phase out animal testing for cosmetic products and eventually cosmetic ingredients.

Nov 04, 2014 | 11:10 AM CST

NAD Recommends Claim Alteration for P&G's Secret Clinical Strength

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) discontinue "100% odor protection" claims for the company’s Secret Clinical Strength Clear Gel and Invisible Solid. Claims, including those made in television, print, and social media advertising, as well as on the company website, were challenged by Unilever United States Inc.