Topic Archives: Cosmetics, Personal Care and Household

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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...
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Jul 20, 2018, 10:05 AM
The ECHA has added ten new substances to the Candidate List, bringing the total number of SVHCs to 191. Read more...
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Jul 19, 2018, 1:20 PM
SGS has developed, in combination with NIR Industry, the OEDTest – an innovative testing solution to help cosmetic manufacturers verify the absence or presence of estrogenic disruptive activityRead more...
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Jul 5, 2018, 10:40 AM
New Zealand’s ban on the use of microbeads in cosmetic, personal care and household products came into effect on June 7, 2018. Read more...