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Animal testing: EU Commission confirms full ban will take effect in March

Animal testing: EU Commission confirms full ban will take effect in March

Animal defence organisations have warmly congratulated the EU Commission after having received confirmation from Commissioner Tonio...

Animal testing: the future Commissioner commits to introduce full ban

Animal testing: the future Commissioner commits to introduce full ban

Tonio Borg, who should succeed to John Dali as European Commissioner for Health, has announced its commitment to conclude the...

China strengthens regulations governing cosmetics for children

China strengthens regulations governing cosmetics for children

China’s SFDA recently strengthened the rules applicable to cosmetics specifically intended for children under 12 years of age. Specific...

Customs Union Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan: placing cosmetics on the market

Customs Union Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan: placing cosmetics on the market

Since the 1st of July, companies exporting cosmetic products to the Customs Union comprising Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan must comply...

France to assess environmental information one year test

France to assess environmental information one year test

After one year of experimentation, French companies are now assessing the environmental information tested on some of their products....

Lancôme stumbles over U.S. regulations

Lancôme stumbles over U.S. regulations

In a warning letter, the FDA criticized Lancôme for a series of medical claims on products that are sold as cosmetics. The French brand...

Morocco requires registration of cosmetic products

Morocco requires registration of cosmetic products

A circular from the Moroccan Ministry of Health now requires for cosmetic manufacturers and importers to register their products before...

EU expert panel paves the way to a longer list of allergens requiring label disclosure

EU expert panel paves the way to a longer list of allergens requiring label disclosure

In an opinion published on July 31, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety’s (SCCS) recommends to add more than fifty fragrance...

New ISO standard to evaluate protection against UVA

New ISO standard to evaluate protection against UVA

ISO has issued a new standard for measuring the UVA performance of sunscreen products. The standard ISO 24443:2012, Determination of...

EU Scientific Committee warns on the impossibility to assess the risk of nanomaterials in cosmetics

EU Scientific Committee warns on the impossibility to assess the risk of nanomaterials in...

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS), an advisory panel of the European Commission, said that the complete ban on animal...

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China: 11 regulations to implement the New Cosmetic Regulatory...

China: 11 regulations to implement the New Cosmetic Regulatory Framework

China has implemented the new overarching Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR) on Jan 1, 2021 and a brand-...

Hydagen Clean - The latest addition to BASF’s biopolymer portfolio

Hydagen Clean - The latest addition to BASF's biopolymer portfolio

BASF has been systematically expanding its range of nature-base polymers to meet consumer demand for personal care products that are...

Beauty Packaging Innovation - February 2021

Beauty Packaging Innovation - February 2021

Whether made of concrete, ceramic, glass, aluminium, and plastic (but recycled, plant-based and / or compostable), beauty packaging is...

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