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Japan Releases Labeling Method for Water Resistance Related to Sunscreen Products The new labeling method for water resistance based on ISO1886 has started from December 1, 2022. In addition to SPF and PA labels, water resistance is another essential objective indicator consumers take into consideration when choosing sunscreen products.
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US Reopens the Consultation Period on Proposed Increase in Color Additive Certification Fees On November 2, 2022, FDA kicked off a 60-day public consultation on the fee increase for color additives certification services...
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EU SCCS Releases the Final Opinion on Alpha-arbutin and Beta-arbutin On February 1, 2023, EU SCCS released the final opinion on alpha-arbutin and beta-arbutin. Compared to the previous respective opinions on these two ingredients, the potential combined use of the two ingredients in cosmetics are taken into consideration in the latest opinion. Besides, the hydroquinone contamination requirements for their applications are further clarified.
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New York Bans Mercury in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products On December 23, 2022, the Governor of New York State signed a bill (S8291A/A8630A), which amends the Environmental Conservation Law to add a mercury ban...
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A Collection of SCCS Final Opinions and Scientific Advice in 2022 ChemLinked rounded up the final opinions and scientific advice released by the EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) in 2022.
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ASEAN Amends Cosmetic Ingredient Annexes to ACD: 42 New Ingredients Included and 10 Ingredients Revised In January 2023, ASEAN introduced the latest amendments to the ingredient annexes to ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD). These amendments were approved in the 36th ASEAN Cosmetic Scientific Body (ACSB) meeting, and will officially take effect on November 21, 2024.
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