Topic Archives: Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household

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May 10, 2019, 11:54 AM
FDA releases final rule on safety and effectiveness for 28 ingredients used in consumer hand sanitizers.Read more...
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May 3, 2019, 2:48 PM
The US FDA has issued a proposal to update the regulations covering over-the-counter sunscreen products. Read more...
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Apr 24, 2019, 9:32 AM
The European Commission has established new criteria for the EU Ecolabel used for tissue paper and tissue products.Read more...
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Feb 8, 2019, 11:24 AM
Lead acetate has been banned by the US FDA as an additive in hair coloring cosmetic products.Read more...
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Jan 28, 2019, 11:45 AM
With exceptional growth being seen in the global market for halal cosmetics, SGS helps manufacturers understand what constitutes ‘halal’ and the requirements for halal certification.Read more...
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Jan 16, 2019, 9:29 AM
In November 2018, the European Commission published restrictions on the use of o-phenylphenol, MEA o-phenylphenate, potassium o-phenylphenate and sodium o-phenylphenate in cosmetics.Read more...
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Oct 19, 2018, 2:42 PM
In November 2018, SGS will present, in combination with NATRUE’s Director General, Dr. Mark Smith, a seminar on NATRUE certification at Cosmoprof Asia 2018. Ahead of that, SGS experts consider this certification standard for natural and organic cosmetic…Read more...
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Oct 5, 2018, 9:56 AM
The European Union is introducing restrictions and prohibitions on the use of extracts and oils from various members of the flower genus Tagetes. Compliance with the new rules for cosmetic products begins in 2019. Read more...
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Jul 21, 2018, 11:15 AM
Canada has updated its Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist by amending four entries and adding the colorant Pigment 4. Read more...
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Jul 20, 2018, 10:15 AM
Following the opinion of the SCCS, the EU has allowed the use of MBBT (Nano) as a UV filter in cosmetic products. The change comes with certain restrictions. Read more...