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Jun 02, 2008 | 07:26 PM CDT
On April 28, 2008, FMA representatives and industry volunteers met with both policy and enforcement staff at the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regarding the use of solvents in air fresheners, primarily reed diffusers.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:19 PM CDT
On May 2, 2008 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public meeting on the Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP), a program designed to fulfill US commitments under the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) with Canada and Mexico to improve cooperation on chemical regulation among the three countries.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:16 PM CDT
Fifty fragranced products have been selected at random from a selection of 462 marketed products from 10 different countries and analyzed for IFRA banned ingredients.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:12 PM CDT
After working on a "natural" policy for more than a year, Burts Bees has come up with a standard.
Jun 02, 2008 | 07:09 PM CDT
The European Commission said it will take "concrete action" to prevent any disruption to trans-Atlantic trade caused by an oversight in REACH that could be read to exclude US cosmetics from a phase-in period for registration of substances.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:54 PM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency announced plans to revise by June of this year a key provision of its guidance on how to register substances in accordance with REACH.
Jun 02, 2008 | 06:49 PM CDT
The Green Seal GS-37 Draft Final Revised Standard, which the FMA opposed, was voted down by a margin of 57 to 43.
Jun 02, 2008 | 05:10 PM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published two new guidance documents.
May 27, 2008 | 09:45 AM CDT
Jennifer Jambon, a perfumer with Carlos Cramer Productos Aromáticos (Santiago, Chile), has won the French Perfumers’ Society’s Prix International du Parfumeur Createur 2008 in Paris.
May 14, 2008 | 10:08 AM CDT
Last October 2007, California Assemblywoman Fiona Ma introduced legislation to ban the use of phthalates in California. The law was passed by the California Legislature and will take effect in January 2009.