With MoCRA coming into force at the end of this year, the FDA has proposed that the Office of the Chief Scientist assume primary responsibility for color certification and cosmetic regulation oversight and enforcement.
To ensure product formulations are safe and effective for end users, skin care product manufacturers may soon be able to rely on the GARDskin assay to determine if an active ingredient is a potential photoirritant to consumers’ skin.
The beauty and personal care industry must acknowledge weaknesses and address them, because the gap between industry and consumers continues to widen, plagued by poorly backed claims and a raft of misinformation online, warns a cosmetic claims consultant.
CosmeticsDesign recently spoke with toxicologist Rani Ghosh and talc-free beauty brand NAPRIM founder Stefanie Lendzian for insight into the increasing prevalence of talc-free cosmetic options on US shelves.
In response to a New York state law passed that went into effect at the end of 2022, the American Cleaning Institute has co-authored a study to clarify methodologies examining 1,4-dioxane levels in commercial consumer products.
As consumer demand for natural ingredients in personal beauty care products continues to rise, cosmetics manufacturers are considering replacing synthetic preservatives with natural alternatives – but at what cost?
This year the SCC plans to focus on keeping the dialogue going between industry members, facilitating online courses and in-person events to further innovation in the cosmetics and personal beauty care industries.
Eurocentric beauty standards encourage use of potentially harmful chemical straighteners and skin lighteners, says researchers at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health in partnership with WE ACT for Environmental Justice.
From the FDA’s new mandatory recall authority to reporting and record-keeping requirements for serious adverse events, we caught up with attorneys from Perkins Coie on the key aspects of the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act.
By the end of this year, US manufacturers, packers and distributors of cosmetics will be required to comply with new legal requirements under the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) and they need to be looking carefully at it now, says a...
Skin care interventions on healthy infants are likely ineffective in preventing eczema and may even increase skin infection and food allergy risk, according to researchers in Japan, Australia and Europe.
Measuring the environmental impact of the entire beauty industry is no easy feat, but one made a lot easier with collaboration, data-led mapping and engagement across the entire supply chain – from farmers to consumers, say industry experts.
The increasing use of vitamins in cosmetics and daily consumer products could be responsible for rising rates of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in the general population, a team of experts has warned.
Interest in natural and organic cosmetics continues to rise amidst a wider green beauty boom, but with little regulation around these two terms, certification schemes have taken on fresh importance - for industry and consumers alike.
There are strong opportunities to widen use of new approach methodologies (NAMs) for chemical risk assessments on worker safety and environmental impact of cosmetics, though regulatory acceptance will require a collaborative industry-research push, say...
The trade association Cosmetics Europe and scientists from Beiersdorf, L’Oréal, Procter & Gamble and Unilever have published a study outlining a framework on using read-across as part of a next-generation method to conduct cosmetics safety assessments.
Last year saw a rash of personal care product recalls. CosmeticsDesign discussed the connection between the recalls and what to learn from them with Harpreet Sareen, Manager, Quality and Regulatory Consulting at Eurofins.
Many CBD products are not actually legal under FDA regulation, but they are sweeping the US market anyways. CosmeticsDesign spoke with lawyer Tommy Tobin, associate at Perkins Coie LLP, about where CBD stands legally in the US.