22 May 2019

EU seeks delegated act for titanium dioxide classification proposal Locked

Move signals change of legal course for CLP classification

Europe
21 May 2019

Expert Focus: Will the Claire’s recall push the US to improve cosmetics regulation? Locked

North America, United States
9 May 2019

Blood levels of oxybenzone from sunscreen exceed US FDA threshold Locked

Preliminary study of healthy volunteers suggests some products should undergo non-clinical toxicology assessment

North America, United States
8 May 2019

NGO pushes for action on chemicals ahead of EU summit Locked

Europe
1 May 2019

New York lawmakers move to restrict toxins in children’s products Locked

Bill seeks to impose reporting requirements, bans on ‘dangerous’ substances

North America, United States, US states
25 Apr 2019

Canada considers ban on animal testing for cosmetics Locked

Measure passed Senate unanimously, but faces time-crunch in House

Canada, North America
18 Apr 2019

EU Parliament urges next Commission to ‘swiftly’ tackle EDCs Locked

Vote applies pressure for 2020 action in toys, cosmetics and FCM sectors

Europe
28 Mar 2019

US Congress round-up Locked

North America, United States
28 Mar 2019

PFAS cost to EEA health estimated at up to €84bn – report Locked

Nordic Council of Ministers project looks at workers and general population

Denmark, Europe, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
27 Mar 2019

Echa pressed to clarify reevaluation of resorcinol Locked

Group seeks legal clarity on French proposal

Europe
12 Mar 2019

Washington state priority products legislation clears Senate Locked

Programme could see restrictions, prohibitions of chemicals of concern

North America, United States, US states
11 Mar 2019

Andean countries call symposium on harmonising cosmetics legislation Locked

Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Latin America & Caribbean, Peru
7 Mar 2019

EU ministers push Commission to speed up EDC strategy Locked

Toys, cosmetics and food contact materials need to be tackled

Denmark, Europe, France, Netherlands
5 Mar 2019

Canada proposes adding 2-ethylhexyl 2-ethylhexanoate to its toxic substances list Locked

Canada, North America
21 Feb 2019

Canada clears three trimellitates in final assessment Locked

Canada, North America
19 Feb 2019

Norway finds microplastics at bottom of North Sea Locked

Europe, Norway
18 Feb 2019

Turkey hardens rules on 'free from' claims on cosmetics labels Locked

Africa & Middle East, Europe, Turkey
13 Feb 2019

Canada clears benzoates, DIDA in final assessments Locked

Government eyes Snac for new DIDA uses

Canada, North America
31 Jan 2019

New York governor announces proposal to expand ingredient disclosure Locked

Andrew Cuomo floats 'Consumer Right to Know Act'

North America, United States
29 Jan 2019

Canada proposes changes to cosmetics ingredients hotlist Locked

Canada, North America
29 Jan 2019

Hazardous substances found in over 90% of tested cosmetics in Rwanda Locked

Government crackdown on illegal skin-lightening agents

Africa & Middle East
11 Dec 2018

Denmark to impose temporary ban on microplastics in cosmetics Locked

Ban will apply from January 2020 'at the latest', minister says

Denmark, Europe
10 Dec 2018

UK product database to address chemical safety issues Locked

UK will need infrastructure to exchange data, regardless of Brexit outcomes

Europe, UK
4 Dec 2018

Brazil publishes resolution on cosmetic labelling Locked

Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean
14 Nov 2018

Apple, Walmart, Target top US retailer chemical rankings Locked

Amazon, Walgreens and Rite Aid ‘most improved’

North America, United States
8 Nov 2018

ACI, HCPA sue New York over cleaning products disclosure policy Locked

Trade bodies urge state to retract requirements

North America, United States
8 Nov 2018

Canada links cosmetics colourant to cancer risk Locked

Industry says not all data accounted for however

Canada, North America
1 Nov 2018

Palau to ban ten sun cream ingredients by 2020 Locked

Law follows Hawaii's ban on oxybenzone and octinoxate sunscreen

Asia Pacific, Rest of Asia
24 Oct 2018

Industry groups tell Echa: reconsider SVHCs database Locked

Circular economy goals better met by investing in recycling technology

Europe
17 Oct 2018

New Jersey jury clears J&J of liability in latest talc case Locked

Company facing around 10,600 liability lawsuits

North America, United States