Draft Commission Regulation amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products November 4, 2020
The draft Commission Regulation aims at banning Deoxyarbutin for use in cosmetic products by adding it to the list of prohibited substances in Annex II, taking into account the opinion of the EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS).
California Signed A Law to Ban 24 Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics October 19, 2020
The US State of California signed AB2762 into law on September 30, 2020 to ban 24 toxic chemicals in cosmetics, all of which are also banned by the European Union.
Strict Approval by FDA for Colour Additives Used in Cosmetics in the USA September 22, 2020
The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) does have a strict system of approval when it comes to colour additives, although its list of restricted and prohibited ingredient for use in cosmetics is much shorter compared to the EU's list.
FDA published testing protocol for hand sanitizer safety last week September 1, 2020
Last week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a testing methodologies document. The protocols outlined in the new document can be used to determine if a given finished hand sanitizer product is contaminated by any“potentially harmful impurities”, according to the agency's press release, which is also part of its response to contaminated and unsafe hand sanitizers.
China released the final version of Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) August 27, 2020
On June 29, 2020, Chinese State Council released the final version of the long-awaited updated cosmetic regulation – Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR). CSAR will replace the existing regulation – Cosmetics Hygiene Supervision Regulations (CHSR), which was released in 1989.
The top 5 APAC cosmetics regulatory issues in 2020 August 27, 2020
We’ve rounded up the projected regulatory issues set to impact the cosmetic industry in Asia Pacific (APAC) in 2020 and beyond.
SCCS publishes final opinions on the safety of hair dye, anti-perspirant and antidandruff ingredients August 28, 2020
The European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has finalised its opinion on the safety of the hair dye ingredient Indigofera tinctoral and its use in non-oxidative conditions hair colouring products. This opinion was adopted on April 3, 2020.
AMENDMENT TO THE ASEAN COSMETIC DIRECTIVE (ACD) August 28, 2020
In November 2019, new updates on annexes of the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD) adopted by the 31st ACSB meeting.
Global Regulatory Lists of Banned or Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients and Positive Lists August 28, 2020
The safety of a cosmetic product largely depends on the safety of cosmetic ingredients. Many countries have developed their own regulatory lists of banned or restricted cosmetic ingredients and positive lists. In this article, we will give you an overview of global regulatory lists for cosmetic ingredients. EU, USA and China are covered.
ONLINE MARKETING CHANNELS TO UNLOCK THE BEAUTY MARKET IN CHINA - A GUIDE FROM MARKET TO CHINA August 28, 2020
China is a rapidly growing consumer market with more companies throughout the world looking for ways to develop their marketing, How to branding and communication that is relevant to Chinese consumers become a hot topic