Regulation & Safety

Kanebo issues further recall after 2,250 major complaints

Kanebo issues further recall after 2,250 major complaints

By Chris BARKER

The cosmetics giant has been humbled again following its announcement that it has received over 2,250 complaints from Japanese customers about experiencing serious symptoms from the brand's skin whitening products.

FDA bans 16 cosmetics over market authorization

FDA bans 16 cosmetics over market authorization

By Michelle Yeomans

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration has seized and banned 16 cosmetic products originated from China on discovering they had no market authorization.

Nu Skin new licenses for direct selling in China

Nu Skin new licenses for direct selling in China

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Utah-based Nu Skin has received official notification from China's Ministry of Commerce of its approval to commence direct selling activities in five additional provinces and 30 districts. 

India first in South Asia to implement animal testing ban

India first in South Asia to implement animal testing ban

By Michelle Yeomans

India has become the first country in South Asia to ban animal testing after the Bureau of Indian Standards approved the removal of any mention of animal tests from the country’s cosmetics standard on Friday.

Environmental standard introduced to ease Oz consumers’ concerns

Environmental standard introduced to ease Oz consumers’ concerns

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Not-for-profit organisation Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) has released a new environmental standard for personal care and cosmetics products to ease consumer concerns over the use of palm oil, toxic chemicals and greenwashing.

Mercury laden cosmetics becomes a major issue in the Philippines

Mercury laden cosmetics becomes a major issue in the Philippines

By Michelle Yeomans

Public interest group the EcoWaste Coalition, has announced to its dismay, that despite efforts to rid the Philippine markets of mercury laden cosmetics, the toxic products continue to be sold in many stores in Manila and Cubao in Quezon City.

Understanding Asia’s different regulations...

Understanding Asia’s different regulations...

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Market entry in Asia is often a stumbling block for many and can present cosmetic companies with a number of obstacles to overcome due to different regulatory requirements. Here Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the main markets and the different...

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