Launches & Claims
After 8+ Years, is Canada Ready to Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics?
Health Canada confirmed plans are in the works to implement an animal testing ban for cosmetics, according to The Globe and Mail.
Jan 26th, 2023
U.S. FDA, Congress to Write CBD its Own Rules for Food, Supplements
Color of Change to Retailers: Remove 'Toxic' Hair Products and 'Anti-Blackness'
7 Implications of the Modernization Act for Cosmetics
President Biden signed HR 2617 into law. What does this mean for cosmetic manufacturers? "A lot," according to Steinberg & Associates. The 1,653-page bill includes 14 pages on cosmetics. Read on to learn more.
Jan 10th, 2023
Say no to the spotlight-stealing packaging
Cancel out the noise and showcase your formulation with high quality minimalistic style found in EPOPACK’s packaging expertise.
Jan 20th, 2023
FDA to Explore CBD, Hemp Regulations for Food and Supplements
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is exploring whether legal cannabis is safe in food or supplements and expects to make recommendations in the coming months for regulating such products. Could this translate to cosmetics?
Dec 30th, 2022
U.S. House/Senate, President Biden Pass 2023 Consolidation Act; PCPC Applauds Cosmetic Inclusion
The long-awaited legislation will advance product safety and innovation for the science-driven beauty and personal care industry and reinforce consumer confidence, according to the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC).
Dec 27th, 2022
Avon Takes a $40 M Hit in Talc/Cancer Suit
The plaintiff, 76-year-old Rita Chapman of Scottsdale, Arizona, alleged that the use of Avon's talc-containing products tainted with asbestos caused her mesothelioma.
Dec 19th, 2022
New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act Signed into Law
The legislation will go into effect as of Jan. 1, 2023, and will end the sale of cosmetics tested on animals in New York State, WBNG reports.
Dec 16th, 2022
Launches & Claims
Avoid Deceptive Eco Claims by Helping FTC Shape the Green Guides
The commission is seeking public comment to update the guidelines. This move is based on increasing consumer interest in buying environmentally friendly products.
Dec 15th, 2022
P&G Pays Out $8 M in Benzene Settlement
The settlement benefits consumers who purchased Secret, Old Spice, Pantene, Waterless, Aussie, Herbal Essences or Hair Food aerosol antiperspirant, deodorant, body spray, dry shampoo or dry conditioner products between Nov. 4, 2015, and Dec. 31, 2021.
Dec 5th, 2022
Fragrance Creators Press U.S. Congress to Finalize Safe Cosmetics Act in 2022
As the year draws to an end, the association and allied trades are urging the U.S. Congress to come to a bipartisan, comprehensive and uniform national framework for cosmetics regulation.
Dec 2nd, 2022
FDA Alert: Adam's Polishes Recalls Hand Sanitizers Over Methanol Concerns
The company is voluntarily recalling lot #133475 of Adam’s Polishes Hand Sanitizer after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found this lot contain undeclared methanol; 19 other lots have been recalled to err on the side of caution.
Nov 15th, 2022
PCPC Stands Strong with Hair Straightener Science
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) released a statement in response to the recent publication associating hair straightener products with a higher incidence of uterine cancer. It underlines that association is not causation.
Nov 8th, 2022