16 Sep 2019

Industry groups push back against California 1,4-dioxane proposal Locked

DTSC mulls 1ppm threshold for action under SCP programme

North America, United States, US states
12 Sep 2019

EU Commission opens consultation on cosmetic ingredient safety Opinion Locked

Europe
12 Sep 2019

Additional chemicals bills see passage in California legislature’s final hours Locked

Cosmetics SDSs and lead management measures to be sent to governor’s desk

North America, United States, US states
12 Sep 2019

Indonesia updates see further alignment with Asean Cosmetics Directive Locked

Two substance bans not covered by ACD

Asean, Asia Pacific, Indonesia
12 Sep 2019

US cosmetics manufacturer recalls products over asbestos findings Locked

FDA claims four products tested positive for the carcinogenic fibres

North America, United States
5 Sep 2019

California bills addressing cosmetic fragrance disclosure, receipts timed out Locked

Legislature’s final week will see action on several other measures

North America, United States, US states
2 Sep 2019

NGO Platform: It is long past time for cosmetics safety in the US Locked

North America, United States
30 Aug 2019

ELoC interpretation spells ‘uncertainty’ for resorcinol evaluation Locked

RTF raises concerns at French SVHC restriction proposal due early 2020

Europe
22 Aug 2019

Commission requests Opinion on nano UV filters in cosmetics products Locked

Europe
21 Aug 2019

Turkey aligns cosmetic products rules with EU Locked

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
16 Aug 2019

Illinois cosmetics animal testing ban becomes law Locked

North America, United States, US states
16 Aug 2019

Colorado VOC limits to take effect in May 2020 Locked

North America, United States, US states
14 Aug 2019

France opens consultation on HHCB substance evaluation Locked

Europe, France
14 Aug 2019

EU retailers under pressure to pull toxic hygiene products Locked

Petition attracts over 20,000 signatures

Europe, France
13 Aug 2019

CVS Health to remove oxybenzone, octinoxate from its sunscreens Locked

North America, United States
13 Aug 2019

Industry: New York 1,4-dioxane bill would cost billions Locked

Groups lean on governor to adopt 10ppm limit for consumer products

North America, United States, US states
7 Aug 2019

Italy finalises project to help enforcement of proposed tattoo ink restriction Locked

Laboratories develop harmonised analytical methods

Europe, Italy
7 Aug 2019

South Korea to update cosmetic safety rules Locked

Updates broadly in line with EU cosmetics rules

Asia Pacific, South Korea
2 Aug 2019

FDA lays out conditions for deferred action on eight sunscreen ingredients Locked

Industry groups have until 3 September to document plans

North America, United States
1 Aug 2019

Cosmetics biocide chlorocresol ‘harmful’, draft Canadian assessment concludes Locked

Risk of adverse affect on adrenal glands through use of body moisturiser creams and lotions

Canada, North America
26 Jul 2019

Retailer Target extends 'clean' label to cosmetics Locked

Symbol added to nearly 4,000 products formulated without 'unwanted chemicals'

North America, United States
25 Jul 2019

US Virgin Islands ban sunscreens with oxybenzone, octinoxate Locked

Latin America & Caribbean, North America, United States
23 Jul 2019

California extends 1,4-dioxane SCP consultation Locked

North America, United States, US states
18 Jul 2019

Cosmetics retailer Sephora launches chemicals policy Locked

Company identifies 49 high priority substances

Global, Multinational bodies
17 Jul 2019

South Korea's cosmetic reform bill has not stopped animal testing, says NGO Locked

Exemptions 'undermine' mandate to use accepted alternative methods

Asia Pacific, South Korea
17 Jul 2019

US launches criminal investigation into J&J talc product concerns Locked

Justice Department assigns fraud unit to investigate, says Bloomberg

North America, United States
16 Jul 2019

South Korea proposes formaldehyde, methanol standards for hygiene products Locked

Asia Pacific, South Korea
15 Jul 2019

Industry: REACH framework ‘adequate’ for EDCs but more guidance needed Locked

Comments on fitness check roadmap shun new horizontal legislation

Europe
10 Jul 2019

Canada clears 11 fragrance compounds, including cyclohexanone Locked

Canada, North America
9 Jul 2019

EU adopts Opinion on solubility of synthetic amorphous silica Locked

Europe