8 Aug 2018

Benzophenone: Canada provisionally finds cosmetics ingredient harmful Locked

UV-sensitive substance used in nail polish and paints is cancer concern

Canada, North America
7 Aug 2018

J&J begins revealing fragrance ingredients in babycare products

Transparency initiative to be rolled out worldwide

North America
6 Aug 2018

US EPA sticking to contaminants position for 1,4-dioxane Locked

But interpretation of 'conditions of use' in TSCA rules still disputed

North America, United States
3 Aug 2018

Groups push for changes to US sunscreen ingredient approvals

Dermatology group calls for end to 'long-lasting impasse' between FDA, industry

North America, United States
31 Jul 2018

Canada proposes significant new activity rule for phenacetin Locked

Final screening assessment finds hair colour ingredient not harmful

Canada, North America
26 Jul 2018

Calls for proposals to update China's cosmetic safety rules Locked

Focus on urgent and practical needs

Asia, China
26 Jul 2018

Challenges ‘still remain’ for non-animal tests in cosmetics – EU report Locked

Europe
25 Jul 2018

Commission's EDC roadmap must cover cosmetics, says EU science committee Locked

Comments call for inclusion of all relevant regulatory areas

Europe
25 Jul 2018

EU tattoo ink restriction proposal ‘not fit for purpose’

Concentration limits, CMR exemption under question

Europe
19 Jul 2018

Cosmetics giant L’Oréal to eliminate PFASs in products

Sixth company commits to phase-out following Swedish NGO campaign

Europe, Global
17 Jul 2018

EU sets limits on cosmetics fragrance chemicals Locked

Europe
13 Jul 2018

Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7bn verdict in talc case Locked

Jurors find link between asbestos and ovarian cancer

North America, United States
12 Jul 2018

Envi presses EU Commission to toughen up plastics strategy Locked

Committee backs earlier implementation of microplastics ban

Europe
12 Jul 2018

Canada adds triclosan to toxic substances list Locked

Dye disperse yellow 3 also added

Canada, North America
9 Jul 2018

US industry groups slam Hawaii sunscreen ingredient ban Locked

But cancer NGO calls move a 'huge favour' for public health

North America, United States
5 Jul 2018

Downstream users raise concerns over siloxanes SVHC decision Locked

Echa 'did not consider full body of scientific evidence’ on D4, D5, D6

Europe
5 Jul 2018

J&J to reveal fragrance ingredients in its babycare products

Transparency initiative will launch in August

North America
4 Jul 2018

Hawaii's governor signs into law ban on two sunscreen ingredients Locked

Act prohibits products containing oxybenzone and octinoxate

North America, United States
4 Jul 2018

EU publishes scientific Opinions on chemicals in cosmetics Locked

Europe
28 Jun 2018

EU consumer safety committee publishes Opinion on two styrene/acrylates Locked

Europe
28 Jun 2018

Commission publishes amendments to EU cosmetics Regulation Locked

Europe
27 Jun 2018

Ten SVHCs added to EU REACH candidate list Locked

Includes five PBT and vPvB substances; one endocrine disruptor

Europe
19 Jun 2018

NGO backs proposed New York menstrual products disclosure rule Locked

WVE testing detects undisclosed VOCs in tampons

North America, United States
19 Jun 2018

Canada restricts pigment red 4 in cosmetics Locked

Canada, North America
14 Jun 2018

Finland starts RMOA on potential EDC resorcinol Locked

Belgium developing hazard assessment of suspected PBTs

Europe, Finland
13 Jun 2018

Canadian NGO urges ingredient disclosure in consumer products

Canada, North America, United States
8 Jun 2018

Italy to ban microplastics used in rinse-off cosmetics products

Draft Regulation also covers ear cleaning sticks

Europe, Italy
7 Jun 2018

Cosmetics giant L'Oréal commits to disclosing fragrance ingredients

US NGO accuses company of ‘lagging behind the curve’

Europe, France, North America, United States
31 May 2018

US industry defends use of oxybenzone in sunscreens Locked

NGO campaign calls for ingredient to be phased out by 2020

North America, United States
31 May 2018

Canada provisionally concludes cyclohexanone is safe Locked

Draft assessment covers 11 fragrance substances

Canada, North America