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Nov 01, 2011 | 08:59 AM CDT
By: Stan Perry
A recent report on formaldehyde will not only impact consumer confidence, and what can and can’t be used in products, it may also open the door for toxic tort cases. Understanding the background, challenges and methods of addressing this chemical and its use is a lesson that may be applicable across regulations and regulatory environments.
Nov 01, 2011 | 08:01 AM CDT
By: Steve Herman
Today’s consumers hate secrets, especially when it involves something they smell or put on their skin. Columnist Steve Herman shares his opinions on transparency.
Sep 26, 2011 | 04:55 PM CDT
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has joined forces with the Professional Beauty Association, Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors and the Direct Selling Association to form the Safe Cosmetics Alliance.
Aug 24, 2011 | 01:50 PM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured
From field to store shelf, the fragrance industry faces ongoing ingredient sourcing and disclosure challenges, leading to ramifications for the scented components of beauty brands, and particularly those seeking more green aspects.
Jul 06, 2011 | 09:23 AM CDT
On June 24, 2011, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and 10 co-sponsors introduced the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (H.R. 2359) to the U.S. House of Representatives, which aims to amend Title VI of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Jun 16, 2011 | 11:10 AM CDT
After nearly a four-year wait, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its Final Sunscreen Monograph, which addresses the testing and labeling of OTC sunscreen products.
Apr 04, 2011 | 01:33 PM CDT
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a message to consumers requesting them to notify it of all adverse reactions to beauty, personal hygiene and color cosmetic products.
Mar 01, 2011 | 03:34 PM CST
Industry leaders gather in Florida to discuss moving beauty business forward in an increasingly connected world.
Oct 13, 2010 | 12:43 PM CDT
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's proposed updates "will help businesses better align their product claims with consumer expectations.”
Aug 03, 2010 | 03:06 PM CDT
By: Steve Herman
Nanotechnology has many potential applications for beauty, and a public attracted to technology and the effective delivery of actives will be attracted by “nano” on the label.