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Regulation of the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency No. 23 of 2019 on the Technical Requirements for Cosmetic Ingredients for Malaysia
Regulation of the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency No. 23 of 2019 on the Technical Requirements for Cosmetic Ingredients for MalaysiaCompanies manufacturing and putting on the market cosmetics using chemicals listed in Annex I, must …APAC, , , , , , , , , , 6th November 2022apac gripacenocoumarol-cas-no-152-72-7 acetamide-cas-no-60-35-5 acetonitrile-cas-no-75-05-8 aluminum-fluoride-cas-no-7784-18-1 ammonia-cas-no-1336-21-6 cosmetics hc-orange-no-2-cas-no-85765-48-6 malaysia prohibited-ingredients regulation restrictions
India delays control orders for six substances used in soaps, other products
India delays control orders for six substances used in soaps, other productsIndia’s Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) has delayed the implementation of quality control orders …APAC, , , , , , , , , , 6th November 2022apac gripacid-oil bis bureau-of-indian-standards coconut-fatty-acids cosmetics dcpc hydrogenated-rice-bran-fatty-acids india-lauric-acid palm-fatty-acids quality-control rice-bran-fatty-acids
China allows third-party submission of cosmetic ingredients safety data
China allows third-party submission of cosmetic ingredients safety dataChina has clarified that cosmetic product registrants can now submit quality and safety information to …APAC, , , 6th November 2022apac gripchina cosmetics ingredients-safety-data nmpa
Provision 7885/2022 prohibiting and further restricting substances for use in perfumes, personal hygiene and cosmetic products for Argentina
Provision 7885/2022 prohibiting and further restricting substances for use in perfumes, personal hygiene and cosmetic products for ArgentinaThe Provision approves the Resolution which modifies MERCOSUR Resolutions GMC 24/11 and 62/14 by adding …South America, , , , , , , , , , , , , , 6th November 2022south-america grip2-benzyl-4-chlorophenol 2-chloroacetamide argentina benzylparaben cosmetics isobutylparaben isopropylparaben mercosur-resolutions-gmc-24-11 mercosur-resolutions-gmc-62-14 pentylparaben phenylparaben prohibited-ingredients quaternium-15 regulation restrictions
Provision 2384/2018 adding two UV Filters to the list of allowed UV filters for cosmetic and hygiene products and perfumes for Argentina
Provision 2384/2018 adding two UV Filters to the list of allowed UV filters for cosmetic and hygiene products and perfumes for ArgentinaProvision 2384/2018 approves the MERCOSUR Resolution GMC 44/15 containing the list of allowed ultraviolet filters …South America, , , , , , , , 6th November 2022south-america grip41 argentina cosmetics methoxypropylamino-cyclohexenylidene-ethoxyethylcyanoacetate phenylene-bis-diphenyltriazine provision-2384-2018 regulation restrictions uv-filters
Enforcement of ANVISA RDC Resolution 752 of 19 September for Brazil
Enforcement of ANVISA RDC Resolution 752 of 19 September for BrazilThe resolution establishes the technical requirements for the regularisation of personal hygiene products, cosmetics, and …South America, , , 6th November 2022south-america gripanvisa-rdc-resolution-752-2022 brazil cosmetics regulation
Canada proposal to add solvent violet 13 to toxic substances
Canada proposal to add solvent violet 13 to toxic substancesThe Canadian government has proposed an order to add solvent violet 13 to the country’s …North America, , 6th November 2022north-america gripcepa cosmetics violet-13
ASA Ruling on Environmental Claims for Wipes – Upheld ruling on biodegradable wipe claims
ASA Ruling on Environmental Claims for Wipes – Upheld ruling on biodegradable wipe claimsOn 19 October 2022, the ASA upheld a ruling investigating environmental claims made by a …UK, , , , , , 6th November 2022uk gripasa biodegradable-claims claims-requirements cosmetics environmental-claims uk wet-wipes
SCPN Development to Nanomaterial Notifications
SCPN Development to Nanomaterial NotificationsOn 21 October 2022, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) sent a communication …UK, , , , , 6th November 2022uk gripcosmetics nanomaterials opss product-notification scpn uk
ECHA consults on toxicity and health effects of 30 additional substances to avoid animal testing
ECHA consults on toxicity and health effects of 30 additional substances to avoid animal testingCompanies have until 7th November to provide scientifically relevant data on the toxicity and health …Europe, , , 6th November 2022europe gripanimal-testing echa eu information-request
ECHA – New Registry of Intention Proposed for Acetophenone (CAS 98-86-2)
ECHA – New Registry of Intention Proposed for Acetophenone (CAS 98-86-2)ECHA has proposed a new entry for its Registry of Intentions with proposed CMR classifications. …Europe, , , 6th November 2022europe gripacetophenone echa eu information-request
Draft SCCS Opinion on Sodium bromothymol blue (C186)
Draft SCCS Opinion on Sodium bromothymol blue (C186)On 28 October 2022, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its draft opinion …Europe, , , , , , 6th November 2022europe gripc186 cosmetics eu hair-dye regulation sccs-opinion sodium-bromothymol-blue
Final SCCS Opinion on Vitamin A
Final SCCS Opinion on Vitamin AThe Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on the use of …Europe, , , , , 6th November 2022europe gripcosmetics eu regulation retinol sccs-opinion vitamin-a
Cosmetics Regulation revision likely to be delayed until 2024
Cosmetics Regulation revision likely to be delayed until 2024The EU Commission is unlikely to be agreed before the 2024 European Parliament elections. According …Europe, , 6th November 2022europe grip2024 delayed-revision eu-cosmetics-regulation
Taiwan makes ‘extensive’ updates to guidelines on children’s cosmetics
Taiwan makes ‘extensive’ updates to guidelines on children’s cosmeticsTaiwan’s FDA has updated its guidelines for children’s cosmetics to include several new labelling recommendations …APAC, , , , , , , , , , , 1st October 2022apac gripapac calcium-salicylate childrens-cosmetics-updates guidance labelling-requirements magnesium-salicylate mea-salicylate potassium-salicylate salicylic-acid sodium-salicylate taiwan-fda tea-salicylate
South Korea allows more time for selected consumer biocide approvals
South Korea allows more time for selected consumer biocide approvalsManufacturers and importers of consumer biocide products containing unapproved active substances may be eligible to …APAC, , , 1st October 2022apac gripapac biocide-approval-extension biocides south-korea
South Korea proposes banning five hair dye ingredients
South Korea proposes banning five hair dye ingredientsSouth Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has proposed banning the use of …APAC, , , , , , , , 1st October 2022apac gripapac catechol cosmetics-regulations m-phenylenediamine m-phenylenediamine-hydrochloric-acid o-aminophenol proposed-hair-dye-ingredient-bans pyrogallol south-korea
China consults on cosmetics safety standard revisions for second time
China consults on cosmetics safety standard revisions for second timeChina has opened a second consultation on proposed changes to the main standard governing cosmetics safety in …APAC, , , , 1st October 2022apac gripapac china cosmetics-safety-standard-revision csar safety
China's new standard for skin disinfectants will enter into force on 1 November
China’s new standard for skin disinfectants will enter into force on 1 NovemberChina’s revised mandatory standard for skin disinfectants will take effect on 1 November, with new …APAC, , , , , 1st October 2022apac gripapac china cosmetics regulations safety skin-disinfectant-standard
India publishes hydrogen peroxide quality control order
India publishes hydrogen peroxide quality control orderIndia’s Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) has published a notice in the Gazette of …APAC, , , , , 1st October 2022apac gripapac cosmetics-regulations dcpc hydrogen-peroxide india standards
Royal Warrants on Products Granted by Queen Elizabeth II – Will Removal Be Required?
Royal Warrants on Products Granted by Queen Elizabeth II – Will Removal Be Required?While the country mourns the very sad passing of Queen Elizabeth II, there is a …UK, , , 1st October 2022uk gripcosmetics labelling-requirements royal-warrant-void uk
Publication of the Draft Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) Bill
Publication of the Draft Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Wales) BillThe draft Bill specifies an initial phase of single-use plastic products, the supply of which …UK, , , 1st October 2022uk gripenvironmental single-use-plastic-products uk wales
OPSS Extends Deadline for Call for Data on Six Cosmetic Ingredients to Investigate any Potential Endocrine Disrupting Properties
OPSS Extends Deadline for Call for Data on Six Cosmetic Ingredients to Investigate any Potential Endocrine Disrupting PropertiesThe Office for Product Safety and Standards has officially extended the deadline for the call …Europe, , , , , , , , 1st October 2022europe gripbenzophenone benzyl-salicylate daidzein genistein opss-data-request potential-endocrine-disrupting-properties propylparaben resorcinol uk-cosmetics-regulation
UK Government Publishes Reporting Evaluating the Potential Approaches to Risk Assessment of Unintentional Chemical Mixtures for Future UK REACH Assessments
UK Government Publishes Reporting Evaluating the Potential Approaches to Risk Assessment of Unintentional Chemical Mixtures for Future UK REACH AssessmentsOn 17 August 2022, the Environment Agency (EA) and the UK Health Security Agency (HSA) …UK, , , , 1st October 2022uk gripcosmetics mixture-assessment-factor-maf reach safety uk
Responsible Person Labelling Deadline Extension for UK
Responsible Person Labelling Deadline Extension for UKThe Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) have extended the deadline for labelling cosmetic …UK, , , 1st October 2022uk gripcosmetics labelling-requirements responsible-person-labelling-update-extension uk
SCPN Development to Upload Ingredients List
SCPN Development to Upload Ingredients ListOn 5 September 2022, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) sent communication to …UK, , , , , 1st October 2022uk gripcosmetics frame-formulation opss product-notification scpn uk
Update on Phenoxyethanol in France
Update on Phenoxyethanol in FranceThe French Authorities, ANSM (Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament / National Agency for Drug …Europe, , , , 1st October 2022europe gripansm cosmetics-regulation eu france preservatives
Final SCCS Opinion on Genistein and Daidzein
Final SCCS Opinion on Genistein and DaidzeinOn 16 September the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) published its final opinion on …Europe, , , , 1st October 2022europe gripcosmetics-regulation daidzein eu final-sccs-opinion genistein
New SCCS Mandate for hair dye Hydroxypropyl p-phenylenediamine and its dihydrochloride salt (A165)
New SCCS Mandate for hair dye Hydroxypropyl p-phenylenediamine and its dihydrochloride salt (A165)On 20 September 2022, the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) adopted a new mandate …Europe, , , 1st October 2022europe gripcosmetics-regulation hair-dye hydroxypropyl-p-phenylenediamine sccs-mandate
EU Fragrance Allergens Legislative Proposal Notified to the WTO
EU Fragrance Allergens Legislative Proposal Notified to the WTOOn 15 September 2022, the EU Commission notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) its …Europe, , , , 1st October 2022europe gripadditional-61-fragrance-allergens cosmetics-regulation eu labelling wto
5TH CMR Omnibus Regulation Published (Containing Methyl Salicylate)
5TH CMR Omnibus Regulation Published (Containing Methyl Salicylate)On 16 September 2022, the EU Commission published Regulation 2022/1531, which is the 5th CMR …Europe, , , , , , , 1st October 2022europe grip5th-cmr-omnibus clp cosmetics methyl-isobutyl-ketone methyl-salicylate methylene-di-t-butylcresol regulation sodium-hydroxymethylglycinate
Canada ‘Hotlist’ Updated - restricts two cosmetic substances
Canada ‘Hotlist’ Updated – restricts two cosmetic substancesThe Canadian government has published an update to the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. A maximum concentration …Canada, , , , , , , , , 1st September 2022canada gripahas azelaic-acid canada-hot-list cosmetics ethylhexyl-ethylhexanoate eucalyptus-oil p-hydroxyanisole peroxide-and-peroxide-generating-compounds restricted-ingredients retinoic-acid
CARB Amendment on Antiperspirants and Deodorants Approved for California
CARB Amendment on Antiperspirants and Deodorants Approved for CaliforniaIn February 2021, California Air Resources Board (CARB) published a proposal to amend the Antiperspirant …North America, , , , , , 1st September 2022north-america gripaerosols california carb cosmetics dry-shampoo north-america voc
Deadline for NICNAS Exemptions in Australia
Deadline for NICNAS Exemptions in AustraliaAn AICIS spokesperson issued a reminder that the transition period for exemptions provided under Australia’s …APAC, , , , 1st September 2022apac gripapac australia chemical-exemptions cosmetics nicnas-exemption-provisions
India further delays implementation of six quality control orders
India further delays implementation of six quality control ordersIndia’s Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC) has further delayed the implementation of quality control …APAC, , , , , , , , , , 1st September 2022apac gripacetone apac bis cosmetics dcpd gamma-picoline guidance india potassium-carbonate pyridine sodium-tripolyphosphate
China will only issue electronic certificates for special use cosmetics from October
China will only issue electronic certificates for special use cosmetics from OctoberChina’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has said that from 1 October, it will only …APAC, , , , , 1st September 2022apac gripapac certification china cosmetics nmpa special-cosmetics
China publishes new standard for skin disinfectant enters into force on 1 November
China publishes new standard for skin disinfectant enters into force on 1 NovemberChina has published a mandatory standard for skin disinfectants with new limits on metals in …APAC, , , , 1st September 2022apac gripapac china cosmetics-standard nhc skin-disinfectant
Taiwan updates guidelines for preparing cosmetic product information file
Taiwan updates guidelines for preparing cosmetic product information fileTaiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its guidelines for helping manufacturers and importers …APAC, , , 1st September 2022apac gripapac cosmetics pif taiwan-fda
ASEAN countries to ban deoxyarbutin and restrict titanium oxide in cosmetics
ASEAN countries to ban deoxyarbutin and restrict titanium oxide in cosmeticsCountries belonging to the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) are to ban the use …APAC, , , , , 1st September 2022apac gripapac asean cosmetics deoxyarbutin prohibited-ingredient titanium-oxide
Guidelines on Reporting UEs, Recalls and Manufacturing Errors
Guidelines on Reporting UEs, Recalls and Manufacturing ErrorsOn 8 August, the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) published its guidelines Guideline on …Middle East, , , , 1st September 2022middle-east gripcosmetics recalls-and-manufacturing-errors safety saudi-arabia sfda
ASA Ruling on Environmental Claims
ASA Ruling on Environmental ClaimsFollowing an investigation on environmental claims, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) made a ruling against …UK, , , , 1st September 2022uk gripasa-ruling claims cosmetic environmental-claims uk
New Government Guidance on UKCA Marking
New Government Guidance on UKCA MarkingOn 10 August 2022 the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS), published new guidance …Europe, , , 1st September 2022europe gripcosmetics opss uk ukca-marking
UK Government Release Updated Cosmetics Regulation
UK Government Release Updated Cosmetics RegulationThe official consolidated version of the UK Cosmetics Regulation (UKCR) has been published on legislation.gov.uk …Europe, , 1st September 2022europe gripcosmetics-regulation-consolidated uk ukcr
Petition to expand EU animal testing restrictions passes
Petition to expand EU animal testing restrictions passesThe petition calls for the European Commission to: Initiate legislation to strengthen and broaden the …Europe, , 1st September 2022europe gripanimal-testing-restrictions cosmetics eu
EU Publishes Draft Proposal to Restrict Microplastics
EU Publishes Draft Proposal to Restrict MicroplasticsThe draft proposal to restrict intentionally added microplastics, increasing the size of particles covered and …Europe, , , 1st September 2022europe gripcosmetics eu microplastics-restriction regulation
SCCS Mandate on silver zinc zeolite
SCCS Mandate on silver zinc zeoliteThe EU Commission has published the regulation on the labelling requirements for cosmetic products containing …Europe, , , 1st September 2022europe gripcosmetics eu regulation sccs
Cosmetic Europe request information on Trimethylolpropane and potassium bromide usage
Cosmetic Europe request information on Trimethylolpropane and potassium bromide usageThe European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has proposed new entries for its Registry of Intentions with …Europe, , , , , , , 1st September 2022europe gripcmr cosmetics echa eu new-restrictions potassium-bromide restricted-ingredients trimethylolpropane
Decree No. 277/017, adopting GMC Resolution No. 62/14
Decree No. 277/017, adopting GMC Resolution No. 62/14Decree No. 277/017, adopting GMC Resolution No. 62/14 of Mercosur, approving the Mercosur Technical Regulation …Mercosur, , , , , 1st August 2022mercosur gripcosmetics decree-no-277-017 decree-no-326-014 gmc-resolution-no-62-14 mercosur prohibited-ingredient
Decree No. 326/014 adopting the GMC Mercosur Resolution No. 24/11
Decree No. 326/014 adopting the GMC Mercosur Resolution No. 24/11Decree No. 326/014 adopting the GMC Mercosur Resolution No. 24/11 approving the “Mercosur Technical Regulation …Mercosur, , , 1st August 2022mercosur gripcosmetics decree-no-326-014 mercosur prohibited-ingredient
Minnesota updates list of chemicals of high concern to children
Minnesota updates list of chemicals of high concern to childrenMinnesota’s Department of Public Health (DPH) has updated the chemicals of high concern (CHC) list …North America, , , , 1st August 2022north-america gripchemicals-of-high-concern-chc cosmetics minnesota north-america toys
Canada set Requirements for use of Ethylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether (EGDME) AKA Monoglyme
Canada set Requirements for use of Ethylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether (EGDME) AKA MonoglymeCompanies are required to inform the government 90 days prior to use of EGDME. The …Canada, , 1st August 2022canada gripcanada cosmetics restrictions
China consults on guidelines for skin whitening and freckle removal cosmetics
China consults on guidelines for skin whitening and freckle removal cosmeticsChina is consulting until 16 August on draft guidelines to standardise and steer industry through …APAC, , , , 1st August 2022apac gripapac china cosmetics freckle-removing-skin-whitening guidance
South Korea publishes guide on classifying hazardous substances in mixtures
South Korea publishes guide on classifying hazardous substances in mixturesSouth Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (Nier) has published a guide to the classification …APAC, , , , , 1st August 2022apac gripapac cosmetics guidance hazardous-substances k-reach south-korea
Taiwan prohibits use of four substances in cosmetics
Taiwan prohibits use of four substances in cosmeticsTaiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) has added four substances to its list of …APAC, , , , , , , 1st August 2022apac gripalanroot-oil apac cosmetics prohibited-ingredients rauwolfia-serpentina-l taiwan tripterygium-wilfordii-hook-f yohimbine
India consults on draft revised standard for hair dye ingredient
India consults on draft revised standard for hair dye ingredientIndia’s standards bureau is consulting until 3 September on a draft revision of the standard …APAC, , , 1st August 2022apac gripcosmetics draft-standard-for-hair-dyes india standards
Malaysia bans one substance, restricts three in cosmetics
Malaysia bans one substance, restricts three in cosmeticsMalaysia’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has updated its cosmetics ingredients list to ban one …APAC, , , , , , , , 1st August 2022apac gripapac climbazole cosmetics deoxyarbutin dihydroxyacetone malaysia prohibited-ingredient restricted-ingredient titanium-dioxide
New Cosmetic Regulation and Registration Portal for Egypt
New Cosmetic Regulation and Registration Portal for EgyptThe Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) published Decree 122/2022 setting the principles of how cosmetics are …Middle East, , , , 1st August 2022middle-east gripcosmetics egypt egyptian-drug-authority-eda middle-east registration
OPSS Call for Data on Six Cosmetic Ingredients to Investigate Potential Endocrine Disrupting Properties
OPSS Call for Data on Six Cosmetic Ingredients to Investigate Potential Endocrine Disrupting PropertiesOn 14 July 2022, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) issued a call …UK, , , , , , , , 1st August 2022uk gripbenzophenone benzyl-salicylate daidzein genistein information-request opss propylparaben resorcinol uk
Lack of harmonised framework hampering progress on risk management
Lack of harmonised framework hampering progress on risk managementEuropean Commission’s Joint Research Centre (OECD) and the UN Environment Programme among others, have offered …Europe, , , , , 1st August 2022europe gripec eu european-exposure-strategy oecd reach risk-assessment
ECHA conclude no regulatory action necessary for acyl glycinates and sarcosinates
ECHA conclude no regulatory action necessary for acyl glycinates and sarcosinatesECHA concluded that it is not necessary to apply regulatory measures to a group of …Europe, , , , 1st August 2022europe gripacyl-glycinates echa eu regulation sarcosinates
Draft Scheer Opinion on Cobalt in Toy Pigments
Draft Scheer Opinion on Cobalt in Toy PigmentsToys containing cobalt-based pigments should not be permitted according to a preliminary Opinion by the …Europe, , , , 1st August 2022europe gripcobalt eu restrictions safety toy-regulation
Draft 20th ATP to CLP Notified to WTO
Draft 20th ATP to CLP Notified to WTOOn 25 July 2022, the European Commission notified under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) the …Europe, , , , , , , 1st August 2022europe grip20th-atp-to-clp boric-acid cosmetics disodium-tetraborate-decahydrate disodium-tetraborate-pentahydrate eu sodium-borate wto
Commission Publishes Formaldehyde-Releasing Preservatives Labelling Change
Commission Publishes Formaldehyde-Releasing Preservatives Labelling ChangeThe EU Commission has published the regulation on the labelling requirements for cosmetic products containing …Europe, , , , 1st August 2022europe gripcosmetics eu formaldehyde-releasing-preservatives labelling labelling-requirements
Updates to Annex VI regarding Benzophenone-3 and Octocrylene
Updates to Annex VI regarding Benzophenone-3 and OctocryleneOn 8 July 2022, the EU Commission published in the Official Journal of the European …Europe, , , , , 1st August 2022europe gripannexes-vi cosmetics eu new-restrictions octocrylene restricted-ingredients
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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