10 Jan 2019

Manufacturer's objections likely to stall FDA lead acetate ban Locked

Combe Incorporated defends safety of hair dye

North America, United States
9 Jan 2019

Johnson & Johnson agrees first talc settlement for over $1.5m Locked

North America, United States
3 Jan 2019

Consumer group calls EU proposal on e-labelling fragrance allergens 'unfair' Locked

Commission considering cosmetics ingredients options

Europe
3 Jan 2019

EU committee publishes Opinion on salicylic acid in cosmetics Locked

Europe
2 Jan 2019

Commission consults on safety of two cosmetic ingredients Locked

Europe
2 Jan 2019

EU notifies WTO of draft cosmetic products labelling Decision Locked

Europe
20 Dec 2018

US Senator urges FDA to investigate J&J asbestos allegations Locked

Reuters says company has known about talc products for decades

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

US EPA seeks lead reductions in cosmetics, consumer products Locked

Agency releases 'federal action plan' for minimising childhood exposures

North America, United States
20 Dec 2018

Echa's committees unable to conclude on tattoo derogations Locked

Widely used blue and green pigments

Europe
12 Dec 2018

'Almost all' microbeads phased-out in Australian cosmetics Locked

Announcement follows voluntary deadline set earlier in the year

Asia, Australia
6 Dec 2018

Canada provisionally links talc and ovarian cancer Locked

J&J says weight of evidence 'does not support' draft conclusion

Canada, North America
6 Dec 2018

India publishes extensive draft cosmetics rules Locked

Rules in 71 Articles aimed at simplifying compliance

Asia, India
4 Dec 2018

EU publishes Brexit guidance for cosmetic products Locked

Addresses ‘responsible person’ rules, product notification information

Europe
28 Nov 2018

Canada proposes pollution prevention plan for triclosan Locked

Government seeks 30% reduction in products off 2011 levels

Canada, North America
27 Nov 2018

Danish study finds high levels of PFASs in cosmetics Locked

Some concentrations ‘exceed’ forthcoming REACH restriction limit

Denmark, Europe
22 Nov 2018

EU Commission: tools to address EDCs in cosmetics are ‘adequate’ Locked

Priority list of potential endocrine disruptors due early next year

Europe
22 Nov 2018

Intentional microplastics are primarily a soil and freshwater problem, Echa finds Locked

Particles are likely to accumulate in sewage sludge

Europe
22 Nov 2018

Walgreens adopts chemicals policy Locked

Restricted substances to be phased out by 2021

North America, United States
21 Nov 2018

Danish cosmetic preservatives project could cut allergic reactions Locked

Denmark, Europe
20 Nov 2018

SC Johnson sets galaxolide phase-out plan for products Locked

Target to be achieved ‘over next three years’

North America, United States
20 Nov 2018

Global study finds mercury in skin-lightening creams Locked

Concentrations exceed Minamata provisions, NGOs say

Africa & Middle East, Asia, Global, North America
19 Nov 2018

China may ban microbeads in cosmetics Locked

Country would follow in footsteps of many others

Asia, China
15 Nov 2018

Thailand updates cosmetics regulations

Changes include permitted preservatives and label warnings

Asia, Thailand
15 Nov 2018

Asean agrees use of MBBT (nano) as UV filter Locked

Following the EU authorising it in June

Asia, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
13 Nov 2018

Canada sets end date for nominations to its food and drug list Locked

Canada, North America
8 Nov 2018

EU publishes revised guidance on cosmetic ingredients testing Locked

Europe
8 Nov 2018

US FDA proposes cosmetics allergens consumer survey Locked

North America, United States
31 Oct 2018

EU committee publishes colloidal silver (nano) Opinion Locked

Europe
31 Oct 2018

US FDA set to ban lead acetate in hair dye

Move follows NGO petition and new evidence

North America, United States
30 Oct 2018

Andean countries delay antibacterials restriction Locked

Companies have another year to adjust production of products

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America, Peru