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Feb 25, 2008 | 02:19 PM CST
Anne Marie Api, RIFM Vice President of Human Health Sciences, has been nominated to the independent scientific peer review panel being organized by the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) to review the validation status of several recent modifications to the Murine Local Lymph Node Assay (LLNA).
Feb 25, 2008 | 10:22 AM CST
Members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) have implemented a new cosmetic directive that includes adherence to the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) Code of Practice for the manufacture and handling of fragrance materials.
Feb 22, 2008 | 11:39 AM CST
The European Chemicals Agency has released four guidance documents on REACH.
Feb 20, 2008 | 11:46 AM CST
The Personal Care Product Council (PCPC) has released a statement on phthalate exposure in baby care products.
Feb 19, 2008 | 06:27 PM CST
Implications for the F&F industry
Feb 04, 2008 | 08:34 AM CST
The Fragrance Materials Association has released a statement criticizing a recent study published in The American Academy of Pediatrics, which suggests that the use of infant lotion, infant powder and infant shampoo were associated with increased presence of phthalates in the diaper urine of babies.
Dec 21, 2007 | 09:31 AM CST
Recommending that consumers reduce overall exposure to coumarin, including in cosmetics, and stating that coumarin not be used at any level in care products for infants and toddlers, the Berlin-based Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has announced an ongoing investigation into coumarin in fragrances.
Dec 20, 2007 | 04:45 PM CST
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rejected a petition submitted by the National Natural Resources Defense Counsel (NRDC) and allied groups requesting actions regarding air fresheners. The petition "claimed that some air fresheners may cause health problems because they contain phtalates," says a Fragrance Materials Association (FMA) bulletin.
Dec 18, 2007 | 12:00 PM CST
European Union member states and the European Commission will meet December 19–20, 2007 to discuss draft guidelines for preparing chemical safety reports required under REACH.
Dec 18, 2007 | 11:32 AM CST
Beginning in 2008, the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials' (RIFM) Database will be made available to persons, firms or corporations who are not eligible for membership in RIFM or FEMA but are directly engaged in a business in the fragrance or flavor industry.