regulatory

28 Nov 2022
--- The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has shared its revised opinion on vitamin A – retinol, retinyl acetate and retinyl palmitate – used in cosmetics and supplements to support skin health, cell... Read More
28 Nov 2022
--- The Kuwaiti Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies has withdrawn cosmetics and personal care products that contain butylphenyl methylpropional – trade name lilial – and its derivatives as they are classified as... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) announced a few weeks ago that revising the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation would be postponed. The revision is now scheduled for the final quarter of... Read More
16 Nov 2022
--- Amyris led a discussion on climate-positive consumption to address the global climate crisis at the COP27 summit in Egypt, which ends today. The company aims to redefine the production process for chemical ingredients.
14 Nov 2022
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing an amendment to the Regulation of color additives which would increase the certification services fees by ten cents per pound. If passed, personal care and cosmetic... Read More
07 Nov 2022
--- The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) is presenting its final opinion on the safe use of triclocarban and triclosan as cosmetic substances with potential endocrine-disrupting properties.
02 Nov 2022
--- As part of enacting the Green Deal, the European Commission (EC) has proposed stricter rules on ambient air, surface and groundwater pollutants and urban wastewater treatment to protect human health and ecosystems. These... Read More
01 Nov 2022
--- The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is pushing the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to outlaw oxybenzone in sunscreens due to a lack of safety data. Oxybenzone is reportedly a problematic ingredient because it is... Read More
31 Oct 2022
--- The French requirement to label leave-on cosmetic products containing phenoxyethanol with the precautionary measure, “not to be used on the nappy-skin area of children under three years of age” has been repealed.... Read More
20 Oct 2022
--- CIRS Group is laying out the Chinese regulatory requirements for importing perfume and makeup products into the mainland from the EU and US. The company highlights that perfume and makeup products are China’s most... Read More
19 Oct 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) is consulting the public about changing the current list of potentially carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic (CMR) chemicals under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of... Read More
18 Oct 2022
--- Governor of California Gavin Newsom has signed the PFAS-Free Beauty Act or Assembly Bill 2771, a law that bans intentionally added toxic perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals, also known as “forever... Read More
18 Oct 2022
--- DSM is pushing to achieve US approval for Bemotrizinol (BEMT) – a photostable broad-spectrum filter that provides UVA and UVB protection even at low concentrations. If approved, the company says the ingredient will be... Read More
17 Oct 2022
--- The European Commission (EC) is restricting the use of Methyl Salicylate, an agent used for its fragrant, flavoring and soothing properties in cosmetics, due to its potential to cause irritations and acute toxicity.
12 Oct 2022
--- Against an uncertain geopolitical and economic backdrop, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is confident in its current growth while maintaining a cost control policy and selective investment. The company saw revenue... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- The Vegan Society is outlining the requirements for labeling and selling products featuring vegan ingredients in its report, Unlock the Vegan Beauty Market, Leave the Animals Out of Cosmetics. The organization underscores a... Read More
25 Jan 2022
--- The UK’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD)’s new recommendations for the future of consumer CBD products could take a toll on domestic hemp farmers. This is according to a host of organizations who... Read More