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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
May 06, 2008 | 09:54 AM CDT
Gay Timmons (Oh, Oh Organics) explains the needs for organic production and certification at the Oasis introductory event at Natural Products Expo West.
Apr 25, 2008 | 01:37 PM CDT
The European Commission has adopted a regulation for the fee schedule for registration under REACH.
Apr 25, 2008 | 12:48 PM CDT
The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce recently released a draft of legislation, The Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2008, which is intended to stimulate discussion about how to provide adequate funding and authority for the FDA to ensure the safety of the nation's food, drug, medical device and cosmetic supply in an increasingly globalized marketplace.
Apr 23, 2008 | 09:41 AM CDT
The European Flavour and Fragrance Association (EFFA) has released the latest REACH Information Letter, 08/01, regarding participation in EFFA's consortia and the nomination of Only Representatives for non-Community manufacturers.
Apr 22, 2008 | 11:53 AM CDT
By: Jurij Hostynek and Howard Maibach, University …
An examination of experimental data disqualifies linalool’s fragrance allergen status. Linalool has been identified as an important fragrance allergen that must be package-labeled in European cosmetics and personal care, and is in fact one of the 26 fragrance ingredients with mandated labeling in the European Community. Does evidencebased methodology support this contention?