China has released two drafts supporting Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR), one of which specifies how it plans to improve the process of cosmetic registration and notification.
The European Commission will soon publish its final synopsis report and evaluation of findings from public, stakeholder and SME consultations on current EU assessment and management of endocrine disruptors.
Clarification on the rules regarding animal testing in China is expected to be issued in the next six months, following the publication of the recent Cosmetics Supervision and Administration Regulation (CSAR).
China plans to implement new rules to regulate live streaming e-commerce, a popular marketing tool for beauty and personal care firms, which has accelerated in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Cosmetics Europe and its member associations will continue their argument that the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) proposal to restrict microplastics on the EU market remains disproportionately weighted against beauty and personal care.
South Korean Ministry of Food & Drug Safety (MFDS) has released a draft detailing safety rules for custom cosmetic manufacturers, leading to specific guidelines for firms offering personalised beauty solutions.
We round-up of our most-read cosmetics regulation stories of the region, featuring Malaysia’s stance on alcohol-based hand sanitisers, South Korea’s PVC ban impact on cosmetics and further clarification on China’s microbead ban.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Philippines has detailed a set of cosmetic labelling requirements for rubbing alcohol and hand sanitisers in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Non-animal tests on chemical substances continue to be widely used in the EU, with read-across studies most popular and in vitro methods gaining traction, according to the European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA) latest report.
Australian regulator the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has warned manufacturers that hand sanitiser products cannot include inappropriate claims, such as the prevention of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The beauty maker is helping hairdressers around the world exceed the usual salon safety and sanitary measures, to keep themselves and clients safe by supplying masks, hand sanitizer gel, and new operating guidelines.
A ruling this week from US District Judge Freda Wolfson in New Jersey allows testimony from plaintiffs’ medical and scientific experts, including specialists in gynecologic oncology, cancer prevention research, and occupational and environmental health....
Concerns over the disinfectant quality of hydroalcoholic products made by beauty firms to plug shortages during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis are completely unfounded and have created a false controversy, says the French Cosmetics Association...
The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has seen a surge in demand for essential oils with claims of antiviral and antibacterial effects, although the industry has warned there are no sufficient evidence of its efficacy against the pandemic.
The ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has gripped markets worldwide, and with no concrete end in sight, CosmeticsDesign’s editors discuss market impacts, industry response and what might still be to come.
As South Korea moves to regulate its plastic waste, experts are questioning if these new regulations will stifle creativity or push cosmetics brands to innovate packaging design in an eco-friendlier manner.
Animal testing for scientific purposes across the European Union has declined in recent years and cosmetics is in a strong position to share advances made with in-vitro alternatives, says UK medical research charity FRAME.
Our top stories on Asia Pacific cosmetic regulation, featuring Malaysia’ pledge to remove adulterated cosmetic, the halal problem with nail polish, an Australian study on fragrance and allergies and more.
Online retail giants Amazon and eBay have pulled several illegal skin lightening creams containing mercury sold in the UK, Belgium and US following investigative findings from international NGO coalition The Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG).
Consumer halal products such as skin care and cosmetics that are imported, distributed and traded in Indonesia must now be ratified according to the country’s halal product law, which officially kicked in last month.
We round-up of our most-read cosmetics regulation stories of the region, featuring HSA’s view on free-from claims, Indonesia’s goal to process more palm oil and a new online web tool to help the halal certification processes.