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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.
Dec 06, 2007 | 11:28 AM CST
The Fragrance Materials Association (FMA) has made a change to its Fragrance Product Information Form (FPIF) (Version 2.0).
Dec 03, 2007 | 02:18 PM CST
The Portuguese Presidency of the European Union has warned that legislation harmonizing EU chemical classification and labeling rules with United Nations standards must be adopted during the first half of 2008 or risk jeopardizing the implementation of REACH.
Nov 28, 2007 | 11:14 AM CST
With the new REACH regulations, manufacturers are now required to provide safety information on all chemicals they produce that are sold, manufactured, or imported into the EU in a quantity that is greater than or equal to one ton per year. This means that safety data must now be collected for over 30,000 existing and established chemicals
Nov 21, 2007 | 10:59 AM CST
The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a final rule on chemical security for plants regarded as high-risk for terrorist attack, including a list of 300 chemicals subject to initial screening.
Nov 21, 2007 | 10:43 AM CST
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