The Indian government’s decision this month to allow 100 percent Foreign Direct Investment in single brand retail, will be beneficial to the fast moving consumer goods sector, with cosmetics poised to pounce.
A Texas-based firm has filed a complaint against the global giant with regards to alleged false, deceptive and misleading claims in connection with its Suave Professionals Keratin Infusion 30 Day Smoothing Kit.
Environmental watchdog, the EcoWaste Coalition is putting pressure on the Philippines Food and Drug Administration after it discovered first hand that cosmetics containing mercury were still available over the counter, despite being banned in the region.
In a frank discussion with the head of the Toiletry and Fragrance Association in Singapore, Dr. Alain Khaiat reveals he has doubts as to how soon Chinese officials will be able to implement an alternative to animal testing.
Despite a government ban on cosmetics containing mercury being sold in the Phillipines, a public interest group claims to have found 11 brands of skin whitening products containing mercury still available in stores.
After looking into inspection standards of imported and exported goods, four industrial bodies set up by the Shan Xi Inspection and Quarantine Bureau have approved bisphenol A and antimony-related testing methods for cosmetics.
The Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies has launched a website to allow consumers to see what goes into their ingredient selection and formulations. This comes after months of speculation into the safety of the company's products.
The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments (ECEAE) has continued its aim of ridding the cosmetics industry of animal testing by working directly with companies that wish to avoid animal tests under REACH.
The China State Food and Drug Administration has approved a third new ingredient, ‘Phenylethyl Resorcinol’, since taking on the responsibilities of cosmetics management from the Ministry of Health since 2008.