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December 15th, 2016
ICPHSO 2017 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium, February 20-23, Orlando

UL experts will be on-hand to discuss your product quality and safety needs at the ICPHSO 2017 Annual Meeting and Training Symposium, taking place February 20–23, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel, Orlando, Florida. Employing a collaborative approach, UL works closely with clients to create a customized program of quality assurance services to… read more

January 15th, 2016
Join UL at ICPHSO 2016

February 29 – March 3 2016 | Washington, DC   UL CAN GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE COMPLEX REGULATORY LANDSCAPE TO HELP ENSURE PRODUCTS PLACED ON THE GLOBAL MARKET COMPLY WITH ALL RELEVANT LEGISLATION   EVENT                               VENUE   UL experts will be on-hand to discuss your product quality and safety needs at… read more

October 16th, 2015
SCCS Releases Opinions Pertaining on the Safety of Three Hair Dye Ingredients

EUROPEAN UNION – The European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released three opinions pertaining to the safety of three hair dye ingredients. The opinions publish the following safety measures: Ingredient Use for Safe Concentration Limit 2,6- dihydroxyethylaminotoluene For use in oxidative hair dye formulations maximum concentration of 1% 2,5,6-triamino-4- pyrimidinol sulfate For… read more

October 16th, 2015
MFDS Releases Regulation for the Safety of Cosmetics

KOREA – The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) of Korea has released a regulation for the safety of cosmetics through Proposed Amendments to the “Regulation on Safety Standards of Cosmetics,” that include: Amendment on the trace level of Xylene in hand nail and toe nail products (below 0.01%) [Annex 1] Amendment on the… read more

October 16th, 2015
China Releases Cosmetic Safety Technical Specification

CHINA – The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has released technical specifications for the safety of cosmetics products in China. The specification is released through Cosmetic Safety Technical Specification with the following requirements: General requirements for the products and ingredients Prohibited and restricted substances requirements and the testing and evaluation methods The specification applies… read more

October 16th, 2015
CIRS Provides Clarifications on Baby Toiletry Guidelines

CHINA – The Chemical Inspection and Regulation Service (CIRS) announced some clarifications for imported baby toiletries and how to properly import into China. Additional documentation is required for the importation of baby toiletries such as shampoos, body washes and lotions as compared to the same products intended for adults. CIRS clarifications: Product Formula: Requires additional… read more

October 16th, 2015
EC Seeks Comments on Zinc Oxide Restriction and Chloroacetamide Ban

EUROPEAN UNION – The European Commission (EC) has announced a public consultation regarding the proposed restrictions on the use of zinc oxide as a colorant, and a ban on the use of chloroacetamide in cosmetic products. Restriction of the use of ZnO as a colorant by amending entry 144 of Annex IV to the Regulation… read more

October 16th, 2015
SCCS Consults on the Use of Nano Form of TiO2 in Sunscreens and Sprays

EUROPEAN UNION – The European Commission (EC) Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) is seeking public opinion on the use of nano form of Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) in sunscreens and sprays, used in these products as UV-filter. SCCS is requesting to evaluate the safety of TiO2 at a concentration amount up to 5.5%. The new… read more

October 16th, 2015
SCCS Concludes Two Cosmetic Ingredients are Unsafe

EUROPEAN UNION – The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) has released its opinions on cosmetic ingredients deoxyarbutin and phenylene bis-diphenyltriazine, concluding that the chemicals are not safe for use. Based on the safety assessment of deoxyarbutin at a concentration up to 3% in face creams, the Committee has concluded that the compound should not… read more

October 16th, 2015
ECHA Issues Opinions on Active Substance Approvals and Non-Approvals under BPC

EUROPEAN UNION – The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has issued opinions on four active substance approvals and three non-approvals under the Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR). The substance details are: PHMB (1600; 1.8) [CAS# 27083-27-8; 32289-58-0] Approval opinions: Product type 2 (disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals) Product type 3… read more