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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 14, 2008 | 04:07 PM CDT
By: Jack Corley, Trilogy Fragrances Inc.
The growth in natural and organic personal care products has resulted in a need for logical, practical and achievable standards. Conventional wisdom would tell us that the name of a product and the ingredients used to make that product are meaningful and truthful as reflected on the product label. But the fact is labeling cosmetics often depends entirely on the manufacturer.
May 14, 2008 | 03:36 PM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Protecting formulas, sources and other forms of intellectual property in a thriving regulatory environment. The Fragrance Materials Association (FMA; fmafragrance.org) and Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA; femaflavor.org) recently co-hosted an in-depth webinar on key intellectual property (IP) issues, particularly the protection of formulas when faced with disclosure requests from customers, physicians, the public and other sources.
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.
May 14, 2008 | 09:59 AM CDT
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has announced it will conduct a completeness check of registration dossiers under REACH within three weeks of their submission.
May 14, 2008 | 09:47 AM CDT
Legislation that would emphasize the need for federal agencies to address environmental, health and safety questions concerning nanotechnology was approved by the House Science Committee on May 7, 2008.
May 12, 2008 | 10:58 AM CDT
A new label takes on the unregulated arena of organic personal care