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Feb 01, 2016 | 03:44 PM CST

Clariant Certified to Offer Palm-Based Ingredients

Personal care products

Clariant announced the achievement of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Mass Balance certification for a couple of its production sites.

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 04, 2016 | 03:05 PM CST

Harvesting Coral for Longer Lashes

Coral reef

Maxey Cosmetics signed a five-year agreement allowing the company to harvest the tips of a locally abundant soft coral, to extract black sea rod oil for use as an ingredient in its products.

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.

Oct 12, 2015 | 12:29 PM CDT

California Bans Microbeads

New legislation bans the use of microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products on and after Jan. 1, 2020.

Sep 30, 2015 | 03:10 PM CDT

Escalol S UV Filter Introduced

Sun protection

Ashland Specialty Ingredients presented Escalol S UV filter as a significant ingredient for broad-spectrum sun protection.

Sep 18, 2015 | 05:29 PM CDT

Call for World Perfumery Congress Papers: Seeking Sensory Excellence

2016 Miami event seeking fragrance thought leaders.

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.

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.