Tag Archives: Cosmetics Regulation

EU Modifies the Cosmetics Products Regulation

On May 22, 2019, the EU Commission published Regulation (EU) 2019/831 that modifies Annexes II, III and V of Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 in the Official Journal of the EU. The modifications include the addition of 226 carcinogenic, mutagenic, or reproductive toxic substances to Annex II of the Cosmetics Products Regulation. With the modifications, the EU, … Continue reading

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Johnson & Johnson Settles a Suit Involving Talcum Powder and Cancer 

Johnson & Johnson (J&J), an American consumer goods company, has settled a suit brought by a woman with cancer for $1.5 million. She blames her illness on the use of talcum powder and brought the suit against J&& for that … Continue reading

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Thailand Updates Its Cosmetics Regulations

On October 19, Thailand announced changes to its cosmetics regulations that went into effect the next day. The announcement covered three notifications. In the first two, the Thai Ministry of Public Health updated the list of preservatives permitted in cosmetics … Continue reading

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ECHA: Clarification on Animal Experimentation

When is animal testing permitted and when is it forbidden? Many persons in charge don’t know if they are obligated to follow the requirements of the Cosmetics Regulation or of REACH. The Cosmetics Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009) forbids the … Continue reading

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