children's care

27 Sep 2023
--- The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has published its final opinion on methyl salicylate use in children’s products under and over six years. They concluded the chemical is safe in toothpaste for... Read More
26 Sep 2023
--- EU and China have agreed to establish a working group that will “lower the administrative burden and far-reaching disclosure requirements” on EU cosmetic products sold in China. Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive VP... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- The EU Commission (EC) has reacted to a joint letter sent last week, signed by various cosmetics and food supplier countries critiquing the EU regulation on deforestation-free products (EUDR) for establishing a... Read More
21 Sep 2023
--- The personal care association Cosmetics Europe has published a statement flagging various concerns on the new rules for treating urban wastewater, which require cosmetics and pharmaceutical producers to finance... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- A bipartisan delegation led by a group of US congressmen has reintroduced the Humane Cosmetics Act to end safety testing of cosmetic products on animals and prohibit the sale of products developed using animal testing in the... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- As we increasingly become aware of symbiotic relationships to living organisms on our bodies, it becomes as important to give the native bacteria on the skin a boost to maintain eubiosis – interspecies harmony. On this... Read More
04 Sep 2023
--- The French Ministry for Ecological Transition is seeking public opinions on the national health agency’s (ANSES) draft Regulatory Management Option Analysis (RMOA) project to determine whether the UV filter octocrylene... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- In this follow-up building on World Vision’s report exposing the prevalence of child labor in cosmetic raw material supply chains, Personal Care Insights speaks to several organizations on the accuracy of the report... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- British cosmetic retailer Lush aims to create a “cosmetic revolution,” bursting with innovation and product experiences alongside regenerative supply chains and animal-free testing. To enact this goal, the brand... Read More
21 Aug 2023
--- Beauty giant Coty has renewed its long-term license agreement with sport athletic apparel and footwear company Adidas.
16 Aug 2023
--- The UK Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has launched two “calls for data” on nanomaterials used in cosmetics and the safety of cosmetic chemicals. The office invites “interested parties,... Read More
08 Aug 2023
--- Personal care and cosmetics giants Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), Colgate-Palmolive, E.L.F. Beauty and Edgewell Personal Care have each released financial outlooks pertaining to their business performances in the... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- The UK’s Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has opened a safety consultation for modernizing product safety laws to “ensure they are fit for the digital age.” The government is “set to... Read More
28 Jul 2023
--- NSF, the US health and safety organization, is supporting the FDA in adopting NSF/ANSI 455-3, the American National Standard for Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), instead of developing a fully novel federal... Read More
25 Jul 2023
--- Johnson & Johnson announced its intention to split-off at least 80.1% of the shares of Kenvue through an exchange offer. Kenvue, formerly Johnson & Johnson’s Consumer Health business, completed its initial... Read More
12 Jul 2023
--- Evonik has published preliminary figures for the second quarter. The German specialty chemicals supplier expects adjusted EBITDA of between €430 and 450 million (US$474 and 496 million), a slight improvement compared... Read More
06 Jul 2023
--- The National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) of Ukraine has added Unilever to its International Sponsors of War list. This is due to the food and personal care giant’s “ongoing presence in Russia and its... Read More
03 Jul 2023
--- The EU is taking steps to limit cosmetic silicones octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4), decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) and dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) in the EU and potentially worldwide. Via a draft proposal, the EU... Read More
29 Jun 2023
--- In line with its new anti-aging serum launch, PCA Skin had its parent company CP Skin Health Group (Colgate-Palmolive) link up with NASA onboard the International Space Station (ISS) to investigate the effect of microgravity... Read More
29 Jun 2023
--- The SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety) has, for the second time, revised the guidance on the safety assessment of nanomaterials in cosmetics. The committee continues to alter the guidance as science advances.... Read More