Topic Archives: Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household

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Feb 24, 2021, 10:10 AM
A look at the US EPA’s new final rules for five hazardous chemicals that came into effect on February 5, 2021.Read more...
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Feb 8, 2021, 9:30 AM
SGS publishes an overview of the natural and organic cosmetic products market, looking at the advantages of NATRUE accreditation and recent changes concerning raw materials. Read more...
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Feb 2, 2021, 3:22 PM
Following the discovery of toxic substance residues in baby diapers and intimate hygiene products, SGS experts look at the need for a better way to test absorbent hygiene products and the introduction of the Edana Method NWSP360 Series. Read more...
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Jan 27, 2021, 5:14 PM
A look at the EU’s borderline working document on examples of product claims that would not support the classification of leave-on hydro alcoholic hand gels as cosmetic products.Read more...
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Jan 27, 2021, 12:44 PM
A look at recent updates to the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive Annexes, including new prohibitions and restrictions. Read more...
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Dec 24, 2020, 8:30 AM
SGS collaborates with EDANA to lead the way in the detection of trace chemicals in baby diapers, sanitary products and tampons with the launch of its new, NWSP 360.0 method.Read more...
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Dec 5, 2020, 8:51 AM
The European Commission has followed opinion SCCS/1592/17 and restricted the use of HEMA and Di-HEMA TMHDC in nail products. Read more...
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Dec 4, 2020, 3:23 PM
EU publishes regulation to allow the use of Methoxypropylamino Cyclohexenylidene Ethoxyethylcyanoacetate as a UV filter in cosmetic products (with conditions).Read more...
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Dec 4, 2020, 3:16 PM
SGS is reminding detergent manufacturers of the importance of performance testing and consumer panels when differentiating products in a shifting market.Read more...
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Nov 27, 2020, 10:47 AM
SGS launches new cosmetic and personal care product testing website.Read more...