Companies, states, countries and consumers are increasingly conscientious about the ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products. Now Maine has proposed further regulations for products sold in that state.
The head of the Canadian Cosmetics, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CCTFA), Darren Praznik, has spoken of the increasing need for international regulatory alignment in the face of the rising ‘global consumer’.
The FDA is looking for industry comment on its cosmetics labeling regulations, specifically in regard to its proposed extension of the current information collect request (ICR) in place at the moment, Chemical Watch reports.
Different cultures, various definitions and a global market make it difficult for regulation of cosmetic products in Europe and the US to properly align, but strides are being taken in order to sufficiently protect consumers around the world.
Friends of the Earth along with half a dozen other US non-governmental organizations have filed suit against the FDA for its failure to regulate nanomaterials as requested in a petition to the FDA these groups filed in 2006.
Companies outsourcing to China need to go well beyond price and
delivery terms to ensure that their products are not toxic, warned
the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN) as trade talks
between the US and China kicked off...
The International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation is to meet
for the first time in Belgium at the end of September, in order to
identify ways to help synchronize the international regulation of