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The lowdown on colour regulation in Europe

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

The lowdown on colour regulation in Europe

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Colour plays a vital role in the cosmetics industry, but manufacturers can sometimes be faced with the challenges that arise from the regulations surrounding colour and colourants. Here we sat down with the Cosmetics Toiletry and Perfumery Association...

EC says it cannot assess hair dye ingredient

EC says it cannot assess hair dye ingredient

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Months after it called for an opinion on Basic Blue 124, the European Commission has concluded that it cannot fully assess the safe use of the hair dye ingredient.

Update: EC wraps up EDC review

Update: EC wraps up EDC review

By Michelle Yeomans

The European Commission has implied in a recent review paper that it has concluded ensuring that REACH covers the assessment of EDCs.

SCCS rules UV-filter 3-BC as unsafe

SCCS rules UV-filter 3-BC as unsafe

By Michelle Yeomans

The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety has found 3-benzylidene-camphor (3-BC), used as a UV-filter in cosmetics, as not safe for use with a margin of safety (MoS) calculated as 36.

CTPA reiterates safety of MI in cosmetics

CTPA reiterates safety of MI in cosmetics

By Chris BARKER

The organization has stated that the cosmetic preservative MI is safe for consumers to use, despite claims that it can be linked to increasing numbers of allergies in the general population.

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