With the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, the state makes history as the first in the U.S. to ban cosmetic products developed with animal testing.
California has made history by passing the first U.S. law requiring manufacturers of cosmetic products sold in professional settings to list every ingredient on their labels.
Cosmetovigilance and Other Changes In Beauty Product Regulation Methylisothiazolinone (MIT) is having a rough go of it in the European Union. The preservative, used in a variety of products, including rinse-off products like shampoos, has been accused of causing skin rashes. EU regulators decided that makers of rinse-off products can no longer use MIT [...]
Let's Make Sure LCSA is a Framework for Innovation Last year, the Obama Administration's single piece of environmental legislation was passed after receiving enormous bipartisan support. The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (or LCSA, for short - go figure!) was signed into law in June 2016, revising the Toxic [...]
Stating Our Case to Congress: Highlights of the NACD 2017 Fly-In As we posted recently, it's important for members of our business to state our case to our representatives in Congress, and this year's NACD Washington Fly-In was a prime opportunity to do exactly that. From beginning to end, the 2017 Fly-In was about as well-organized [...]
Being Heard: the 2017 NACD Washington Fly-In It's always important to stand up and be counted in a democracy, and that's even more true at a time like this, when there are so many competing voices being raised at once. So it's vital that organizations like NACD exist, providing not only training and best [...]
The earthquake disaster in Japan serves as a reminder to the chemical industry to be prepared for every contingency.