Regulation & Safety

J&J advances fragrance transparency

J&J advances fragrance transparency

By Deanna Utroske

As part of the company’s reformulation and relaunch of its iconic baby care products, the multinational is disclosing more ingredients—including fragrance ingredients. J&J attributes the new policy to consumers' expectation to “know 100% of the...

SC Johnson fragrance ingredient disclosure program reaches a milestone

SC Johnson fragrance ingredient disclosure program reaches a milestone

By Deanna Utroske

Consumer behavior isn’t neatly compartmentalized by industry; and the expectations of beauty shoppers aren’t limited by the practices of cosmetics and personal care makers—which is to say that SC Johnson’s latest accomplishment in scent transparency will...

Khiron Life Sciences adds CBD skin care and body care

Khiron Life Sciences adds CBD skin care and body care

By Deanna Utroske

A Colombian government institution has just given the medical cannabis company the go ahead to make, sell, and export several CBD wellness products. The announcement comes amid a wave of (incremental) progress in the Americas region towards the widespread...

ABC President explains how Brazilian biodiversity regulation works

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ABC President explains how Brazilian biodiversity regulation works

By Simon Pitman

Cosmetics Design got to talk to João Hansen, president of Brazilian cosmetic industry supplier association ABC to find out more details about how Brazil's biodiversity regulations can work to improve the environment and the industry.

PCPC 2018 legal regulatory conference

PCPC 2018 legal regulatory conference

By Simon Pitman

The PCPC has unveiled the program for its 2018 legal regulatory conference, which includes key topics such as avoiding legal ‘hellholes’, animal testing, employment law and California Prop 65.

Hanbul Cosmetics gets FDA warning letter

Hanbul Cosmetics gets FDA warning letter

By Simon Pitman

South Korean beauty player Hanbul Cosmetics has received a warning letter from the FDA stating that they are marketing non-compliant products.

LAPD seizes massive haul of contaminated cosmetics

LAPD seizes massive haul of contaminated cosmetics

By Simon Pitman

Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that it has seized a consignment of cosmetic products valued at $700,000, which is said to have contained traces of faeces and bacteria.

Is Latin America about to turn the page on animal testing?

Is Latin America about to turn the page on animal testing?

By Simon Pitman

In the LATAM region, the topic of animal testing on cosmetics is still fairly fresh, but if public opinion in Chile is anything to go by, the pressure to ban it could be on if a new poll on public opinion in Chile is anything to go by.

Virginia bans animal testing

Virginia bans animal testing

By Deanna Utroske

On Tuesday, the state passed legislation requiring cosmetics and personal care makers to use alternate forms of testing, and authorizing the Attorney General to enforce the ban and fine violators.

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