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Jun 15, 2009 | 12:32 PM CDT

Global Natural Cosmetics Market: The Battle of the Standards Gains Pace

Final version of the Cosmos standard announced. Organic Monitor outlines most prominent natural and organic standards; announces master class series to navigate standards and labeling.

Apr 22, 2009 | 11:30 AM CDT

Organic Standard Draft Available for Comment

Trade association publishes draft for comments, input and discussion.

Mar 23, 2009 | 02:41 PM CDT

FDA and Academic; Research Institutions to Collaborate Under Nanotechnology Initiative

Overarching goal toward developing an efficient pathway for safe and effective nanoengineered products; effort concentrating on medical use, but implications for personal care likely on horizon.

Feb 27, 2009 | 03:42 PM CST

Assessing & Regulating Natural Fragrances

By: Jeb Gleason-Allured

The creation of a definition and guidelines for natural is an ongoing and evolving challenge.

Feb 27, 2009 | 02:26 PM CST

Rules & Regulations: A Long Way to REACH

By: Nicolas Gardères

REACH is now in force, and impacted U.S. companies are facing various challenges toward implementation.

Feb 04, 2009 | 02:48 PM CST

Chemical Reaction: The Basics

By: Steve Herman

Questions from a high school student aptly reflect issues raised by both consumers and new entries to the industry. Answering these questions yields a better understanding of the industry and forecasts its future.

Dec 10, 2008 | 12:37 PM CST

Chemical Reaction: A Deep Breath

By: Steve Herman

In response to changing demands, an evolution in fragrance safety protocols has ensured that an already safe segment works to continually improve its tools and data.

Oct 31, 2008 | 12:10 PM CDT

Australia, New Zealand Take Step Toward Regulating Nanotechnology

Australia and New Zealand have taken a first step toward regulating nanotechnology, specifically with a call for food companies to disclose any products that contain particles invisible to the naked eye.

Oct 03, 2008 | 04:40 PM CDT

Chemical Reaction: Green Chemistry—Safer from the Start

By: Steve Herman

A scientist and educator suggests that making products safe from the beginning would help safety, environmental and regulatory issues disappear, and the general public less likely to view the industry as insensitive purveyors of toxic materials.

Sep 30, 2008 | 03:30 PM CDT

California Governor Signs Green Chemistry Bills

State regulators given broad authority to evaluate and ban potentially harmful industrial chemicals; state department charged with developing program to identify chemicals of concern and analyze alternatives by 2011.