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Update to 51st Amendment to the IFRA Standard
Update to 51st Amendment to the IFRA StandardThe International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has launched a consultation on the 51st amendment to the …Global, , , 25th July 2022global gripcosmetics fragrance ifra international
American Bills Published to Prohibit Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
American Bills Published to Prohibit Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)The following bills have been published regarding Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAs). California – AB …Central America, , , , , , , , , 25th July 2022central-america gripab-2771 bill california colorado cosmetics hb-1345 minnesota pfas prohibited-ingredients sf-4062
Chemical Sunscreen Ban in Hawaii County
Chemical Sunscreen Ban in Hawaii CountyEarlier this month its largest county, Hawaii County, passed the second-ever bill prohibiting all sunscreens …Central America, , 25th July 2022central-america gripchemical-sunscreen-ban cosmetics hawaii
New Ingredients CLP Classification Published by ECHA
New Ingredients CLP Classification Published by ECHAThe ECHA have published an updated list of ingredients with their proposed CMR classifications: O-Phenylphenol …Europe, , , 25th July 2022europe gripclp-classifications cmr cosmetics eu
New OECD Test Guidelines on Eye Hazard, Serious Eye Damage and Eye Irritation
New OECD Test Guidelines on Eye Hazard, Serious Eye Damage and Eye IrritationThe Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) published two new Test Guidelines: Defined Approaches …Europe, , , , , , , , 25th July 2022europe gripanimal-testing cosmetics eu eye-damage eye-irritation oecd-467 oecd-492b safety testing
Hazardous Chemicals Identified in More Than 1/3 of Toys Bought Online in Sweden
Hazardous Chemicals Identified in More Than 1/3 of Toys Bought Online in SwedenThe Swedish Chemicals Agency (Kemi) found that 40% of cheap toys bought online. Contained high …Europe, , , , , , 25th July 2022europe gripcadmium eu lead phthalates sccps sweden toys
European Commission Proposals for CLP Revision & Microplastics Restriction
European Commission Proposals for CLP Revision & Microplastics RestrictionThe EU Commission will publish two major legislation changes: Revision of the CLP RegulationRevision of …Europe, , 25th July 2022europe gripclp-revision cosmetics reach-microplastics-restriction
Usage Check - Cosmetic Ingredients under ECHA Process
Usage Check – Cosmetic Ingredients under ECHA ProcessThe European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is carrying out early-stage assessments of the below chemicals: Hexamethylindanopyran …Europe, , , , , , 25th July 2022europe gripbutanone cosmetics echa eu heliotropine hexamethylindanopyran information-request
SCCS Final Opinion on Kojic Acid
SCCS Final Opinion on Kojic AcidThe Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) issued a corrigendum on 13 June to the …Europe, , , 25th July 2022europe gripcosmetics eu kojic-acid sccs-opinion
SCCS Adopted Mandate on Titanium Dioxide
SCCS Adopted Mandate on Titanium DioxideThe SCCS adopted a new mandate to review the safety of titanium dioxide in cosmetic …Europe, , 25th July 2022europe gripcosmetics mandate-titanium-dioxide sscs-opinion
Updated Definition of Nanomaterials Adopted
Updated Definition of Nanomaterials AdoptedThe EU Commission has adopted the updated horizontal definition of nanomaterials which was published as …Europe, , 25th July 2022europe gripcosmetics eu updated-definition-nanomaterials
Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive Postponed
Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive PostponedThe revised proposal of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive expected to be published by …Europe, , 25th July 2022europe gripcosmetics eu packaging-packaging-waste
Changes to the 18th ATP to CLP
Changes to the 18th ATP to CLPThe EU Commission published a Corrigendum to Regulation 2022/692 of 16 February 2022 which is …Europe, , , 25th July 2022europe grip18th-atp-clp cosmetics eu prohibited-ingredients
Assessment on Furocoumarins in Switzerland
Assessment on Furocoumarins in SwitzerlandThe Swiss Cosmetic Regulation mirrors the EU Cosmetic Regulation but has specific additional requirements for …Europe, , , 25th July 2022europe gripcosmetics furocoumarins new-restrictions switzerland
Draft Decree on Packaging and Packaging Waste in Spain
Draft Decree on Packaging and Packaging Waste in SpainThe World Trade Organisation have been notified of a Draft Decree on Packaging and Packaging …Europe, , , , 25th July 2022europe gripcosmetics draft-decree packaging packaging-waste spain
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Update
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) UpdateAn updated list of ingredients with proposed CMR classifications: Methylene Di-t-Butylcresol (Not listed in Annexes …UK, , , 25th July 2022uk gripchemicals cosmetics reach uk
HSE has Published UK REACH Programme 2022/2023
HSE has Published UK REACH Programme 2022/2023On 30th June, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE – UK Agency for Chemicals) published …UK, , 25th July 2022uk gripchemicals hse uk-reach
CTPA seeking member input from Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions
CTPA seeking member input from Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) EmissionsThe National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (NAEI) supports the UK Government in tracking air pollutants against …UK, , 25th July 2022uk gripctpa uk voc-emissions
OPSS Publish Updated Enforcement Policy
OPSS Publish Updated Enforcement PolicyOn 29 June 2022 the Office of Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published their updated …UK, , 25th July 2022uk gripenforcement-policy opss uk
Amendment to UK Toy Regulation Published
Amendment to UK Toy Regulation PublishedThe OPSS publish an updated which amends the UK toys Regulation to restrict the permitted …UK, , , 25th July 2022uk griprestrictions safety toy-regulation uk
Update to the UKCA Mark Deadline
Update to the UKCA Mark DeadlineOn 20 June 2022 the Government announced changes to help simplify the application process of …UK, , , 25th July 2022uk gripcosmetics labelling uk ukca-marking
UK Government publish Northern Ireland Protocol Bill
UK Government publish Northern Ireland Protocol BillThe Northern Ireland Protocol Bill was presented before Parliament on the 13th June 2022 and …UK, , , 25th July 2022uk gripcosmetics northern-ireland-protocol trade uk
UK Cosmetic Regulation Annexes Amended
UK Cosmetic Regulation Annexes AmendedThe Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published the Statutory Instrument (SI) which amends …UK, , , , 25th July 2022uk gripannexes-ii-and-iii cosmetics new-restrictions prohibited-ingredients uk
TSCA proposal would see reporting on 'unknown' quantities of asbestos
TSCA proposal would see reporting on ‘unknown’ quantities of asbestosThe US EPA is requesting public comment on an approach for companies to report small …North America, , , , 30th June 2022north-america gripasbestos cosmetics talc tsca usa
Hawaii legislature passes microplastics, PFAS prohibitions
Hawaii legislature passes microplastics, PFAS prohibitionsHawaii legislators have approved a measure to phase out microbead-containing personal care articles in two …North America, , , , 30th June 2022north-america gripcosmetics hawaii microplastics pfas sb-2290
Colorado legislature passes PFAS ban, fracking chemical disclosure measures
Colorado legislature passes PFAS ban, fracking chemical disclosure measuresColorado lawmakers have sent to the governor’s desk unparalleled legislation to prohibit PFASs (polyfluoroalkyl substances) …North America, , , , 30th June 2022north-america gripcolorado cosmetics fracking hydrofluoroolefin-propellants pfas
California microplastics proposal falls short
California microplastics proposal falls shortMeanwhile, legislation (AB 2787) to supplement a 2015 state microbead ban died on 26 May …North America, , , 30th June 2022north-america gripab-2787 cosmetics environmental microplastics
California Advances Legislation Requiring PFAS Notification, Ban in Cosmetics, Fabrics
California Advances Legislation Requiring PFAS Notification, Ban in Cosmetics, FabricsSeveral bills have been proposed targeting PFASs (polyfluoroalkyl substances) prohibiting them in cosmetics and textiles …North America, , , 30th June 2022north-america gripcalifornia cosmetics ingredients-ban pfas
US legislators consider sweeping measure to improve regulation of cosmetics
US legislators consider sweeping measure to improve regulation of cosmeticsUS lawmakers have begun considering another broad personal care products reform bill in their latest …North America, , , 30th June 2022north-america gripcosmetics-regulation-reform fda pcpc usa
Companies that use, manufacture, import, export, or sell biocides, including sanitising wipes, could be required to follow the proposed Biocides Regulations
Companies that use, manufacture, import, export, or sell biocides, including sanitising wipes, could be required to follow the proposed Biocides RegulationsOn 7 May 2022, Health Canada published the proposed new Biocide Regulations. Companies that import, …North America, , 30th June 2022north-america gripbiocidal-products canada packaging
Canadian assessment finds no regulatory action needed for surface-treated silica
Canadian assessment finds no regulatory action needed for surface-treated silicaSurface-treated fumed synthetic amorphous silica (SAS) does not meet health or environmental hazard criteria necessary …North America, , , , , 30th June 2022north-america grip1 1-trimethyl-n-trimethylsilyl canada cosmetics silanamine silica
K-REACH Pre-registration New Substances Added
K-REACH Pre-registration New Substances AddedAlmost 200 new substances added under K-REACH. Latest list includes 17,263 pre-registered existing substances. After …South Korea, , , 30th June 2022south-korea grip200-substances chemicals k-reach south-korea
South Korea Propose Bans on Two Substances Used in Detergent Sprays
South Korea Propose Bans on Two Substances Used in Detergent SpraysSouth Korea has opened a consultation on a draft amendment to its standards and specifications …South Korea, , , , 30th June 2022south-korea gripalkyl-dimethyl-benzyl-ammonium-chloride detergents household sodium-dichloroisocyanurate south-korea
South Korea adds cosmetic labelling rules for personal cleansing products
South Korea adds cosmetic labelling rules for personal cleansing productsSouth Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has added required labelling and packaging …South Korea, , , , , 30th June 2022south-korea gripallergenic-ingredients asia cosmetics labelling packaging south-korea
India consulting on standard for tooth whitening and bleaching products
India consulting on standard for tooth whitening and bleaching productsIndia is consulting until 5 July on a new standard for tooth whitening and bleaching …India, , , , 30th June 2022india gripasia cosmetics hydrogen-peroxide india tooth-whitening-and-bleaching
Botswana Standard on Petroleum Jelly Notified to WHO
Botswana Standard on Petroleum Jelly Notified to WHOA Botswana standard has been notified to the WHO (G/TBT/N/BWA/151) on 25th May. This standard …Africa, , , 30th June 2022africa gripbotswana cosmetics petroleum-jelly pharmaceutical
European Commission Proposals for CLP Revision & Microplastics Restriction
European Commission Proposals for CLP Revision & Microplastics RestrictionThe EU Commission will publish two major legislation changes: Revision of the CLP RegulationRevision of …Europe, , , 30th June 2022europe gripclp cosmetics eu zero-pollution-package
Postponed - Ukraine Technical Regulation for Cosmetic Products 20.01.2021 No. 65
Postponed – Ukraine Technical Regulation for Cosmetic Products 20.01.2021 No. 65The Regulation is more aligned with the EU Cosmetics Regulation. Transition period until 3 August …Europe, 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics-regulation ukraine
Environmental Claims Obligations Introduced in France
Environmental Claims Obligations Introduced in FranceFrance has implemented obligations of the Environment Code stipulated in Article L541-9-1 of Legislative Decree …Europe, , , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics environmental-claims eu france
France - Legislation Decree No. 2022-748 Dangerous Substances and Endocrine Disruptors
France – Legislation Decree No. 2022-748 Dangerous Substances and Endocrine DisruptorsFrance has now published Legislative Decree No. 2022-748 has implemented the obligations of Article L541-9-1 …Europe, , , , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics endocrine-disruptors eu france legislation-decree-no-2022-748
Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) Introduced in Italy and Spain
Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) Introduced in Italy and SpainFrom 1 January 2023, Italy and Spain will apply levies to non-recycled plastic in plastic …Europe, , , , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics eu italy plastic-packaging-tax-ppt spain
Danish Consumer Council Exposes “Undesirable” Substance in Sunscreen Products
Danish Consumer Council Exposes “Undesirable” Substance in Sunscreen ProductsThe Danish Consumer Council’s “Think Chemicals” initiative found several “undesirable” substances in a range of …Europe, , , , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics denmark eu reach sunscreen
EU Audit System May Introduce Regular REACH Controls in EU
EU Audit System May Introduce Regular REACH Controls in EUThe EU Commission is considering a proposal to implement a comprehensive audit system of covering …Europe, , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics eu reach
ECHA has proposed consultations on testing protocols of 41 Ingredients
ECHA has proposed consultations on testing protocols of 41 IngredientsCompanies have until 27 June 2022 to submit scientific studies with relevant comments on the …Europe, , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics echa information-request
EU Commission drops PLC from REACH Registration Framework
EU Commission drops PLC from REACH Registration FrameworkThe EU Commission has stopped the polymer of low concern (PLC) concept from its draft …Europe, , 30th June 2022europe gripcosmetics polymers-of-low-concern-plc reach
SCCS Draft Opinion on Aluminium
SCCS Draft Opinion on AluminiumThe SCCS concluded that aluminium compounds are safe when used: In non-sprayable product categories at …Europe, , , 30th June 2022europe gripaluminium cosmetics eu sccs-opinion
SCCS Final Opinion on 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor
SCCS Final Opinion on 4-Methylbenzylidene CamphorThe SCCS publish their final opinion on 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor, in which it was concluded that …Europe, , , 30th June 2022europe grip4-methylbenzylidene-camphor cosmetics eu sccs-opinion
Information Request – CTPA China Market Access Issues
Information Request – CTPA China Market Access IssuesThe department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a survey in partnership with the China …UK, , , , 30th June 2022uk gripchina cosmetics ctpa market-access-issues uk
Fragrance Allergens
Fragrance AllergensHealth Canada has proposed amending the Cosmetics Regulation by introducing the requirement to disclose specific …Canada21st May 2022canada grip
California Air Resources Board (CARB)
California Air Resources Board (CARB)CARB proposed amendments to the Antiperspirants and Deodorants Regulation and Consumer Products Regulation. Although the …USA21st May 2022usa grip
Upcoming Updates to Annexes II and III of UK Cosmetics Regulations
Upcoming Updates to Annexes II and III of UK Cosmetics RegulationsOn 13 April OPSS notified to WTO the draft Statutory Instrument (SI) amending Annexes II …UK21st May 2022uk grip
IFRA Call for Participation to Defend Hexyl Salicylate
IFRA Call for Participation to Defend Hexyl SalicylateFollowing classification of the fragrance ingredient, hexyl salicylate as CMR 2 (reprotoxic) by ECHA’s Risk …EU21st May 2022eu grip
WTO notified of draft Regulation amendments
WTO notified of draft Regulation amendmentsAnnex VI is amended as below. Homosalate is allowed for use at 7.34% in face …EU21st May 2022eu grip
WTO notified of draft Regulation amendments
WTO notified of draft Regulation amendmentsAnnex III is amended to include the below entry. Entry 22 for resorcinol is corrected …EU21st May 2022eu grip
WTO notified of draft Regulation amendments
WTO notified of draft Regulation amendmentsThe EU Commission notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) its draft Regulation amending the …EU21st May 2022eu grip

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