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The EU Commission's recently issued draft directive introduces a common definition of trade secrets, as well as means through which victims of trade secret misappropriation can obtain redress.
For the first time, 119 fragrance chemicals for commercial and consumer cleaning products have been added to the list.
Effective Aug. 1, President Barack Obama has issued an executive order for improving chemical facility safety and security; a pilot program involving the EPA, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and any other appropriate agency will validate best practices.
Consumer preference, regulatory issues and more.
The amendment consists of new and revised standards based on the dermal sensitization QRA, a new standard restricting the use of Furfural and more.
Industry groups applaud the aims of U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and David Vitter (R-LA), who are collaborating on introducing a bipartisan bill that will modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The updated list reflects the addition of 180 new fragrance ingredients (including 45 brand new materials and 135 already in the RIFM database but previously used only as flavor ingredients) and 182 ingredients that were removed from the transparency list.
The European Commission has completely phased out animal testing for cosmetic products and cosmetic ingredients in Europe, even for the most complex human health effects. New animal-tested cosmetics can't be sold in the EU.
ACI cites "burdensome and unnecessary rules" that could hinder the development of safer products.
Includes benzaldehyde, α-Methylbenzyl alcohol, p-tert-Butylcyclohexanone, Anisole, Valeraldehyde, l-.alpha.-Pinene, l-.β.-Pinene and 4-Hydroxybutanoic acid lactone.