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With Democrats in control of the House and New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone in line for chair of the Energy & Commerce Committee, cosmetics regulatory reform legislation could receive even more attention in the 116th Congress than in the current session. The new climate could test how serious big business is about embracing large-scale changes as well as lawmakers’ openness to federal preemption.
The e-commerce giants should keep pace with regulatory notifications regarding mercury-containing cosmetics, implementing their restricted products policies accordingly, and require approval of skin-lightening products prior to sale, according to a coalition of 51 NGOs. They point to recent testing that found skin creams on Amazon.com and eBay.com to contain mercury at levels up to 30,000 ppm.
Rose Sheet is evolving to offer broader coverage of the global dietary supplement industry, as well as global OTC drug news and analysis, all under the new title, HBW Insight. Rose Sheet subscribers will have immediate, uninterrupted access to the new platform, including the in-depth, on-trend cosmetics coverage they've come to expect over four decades of service.
EU’s SCCS Reissues Guidance On Cosmetic Ingredient Testing With Updated Non-Animal Method Perspectives
The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety’s guidance offers perspective on new approach methodologies that can be used to substantiate cosmetic ingredient safety, as well as areas where alternative strategies continue to be insufficient. The document also includes updated criteria for multi-constituent natural ingredients at a time of increasing industry use.
In the six years since Dollar Shave Club’s viral video and pioneering business model upended the men’s razor market, P&G’s grooming business has been scrambling to reestablish itself and win back market share. The division’s first-quarter results suggest that its fresh innovation approach, updated messaging and direct-to-consumer investments are paying off, though significant competitive challenges remain.
Coty reported Nov. 7 a Q1 revenue decline of 9.2% due to a constellation of supply-chain issues and continued Consumer Beauty weakness. Less than a week later – and two years after its completion of a $12bn merger with P&G’s beauty business – the firm announces Pierre Laubies as CEO, evidently drawn to his experience integrating combined assets at a Dutch coffee company.