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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.
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...
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.
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.
[Updated] Philippines to Impose New Requirements on the PIF Audit for Cosmetic Products Compared to the Circular No. 2018-001 currently in force, the Updated Guidelines adopts proper classification to present the previously included guidelines in a more clear and logical manner, and provides important supplements to PIF Audit.
China Consults on Guidelines for Determination of New Cosmetic Ingredients On Jan. 19, 2023, China National Institutes for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC) released the draft of Technical Guidelines for Determination of New Cosmetic Ingredients for public consultation.
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Nov 2022
Cosmoprof Asia – Singapore Special Edition Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
Nov 2022
in-cosmetics Asia 2022 BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand