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Set Alert for Regulation and Law Alleges Gillette Products Are 'Wicked Imported,' Not Made In USA

P&G's Gillette says "we don't just market blades, we've been making them right here in Boston for over 100 years." That may be the case, but Truth in Advertising says the brand does not disclose that the majority of its products are not "all or virtually all" made in the US as its ads suggest, a finding the NGO has referred to FTC.

Advertising, Marketing & Sales Legal Issues Consumer

California DTSC Official Says Nail Care Will Remain SCP Focus Area; Stakeholders Stay Tuned

Under California's Safer Consumer Products regulation, nail care remains the segment of leading interest in the broader personal-care category, which will again be listed as a focal area in the Department of Toxic Substances Control's 2018-2020 work plan expected in draft form in February. DTSC's Meredith Williams discusses.

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AHPA Offers Regulatory Suggestions: Health And Wellness Industry News

AHPA makes regulatory recommendations across supplement sector; CRN's Al-Mondhiry joins Amin Talati Upadhye; and Ismail moves from GOED.

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Kratom Suspected In 35-State Salmonella Outbreak: Health And Wellness Industry News

Kratom suspected in 35-state salmonella outbreak; FTC mails refunds for false weight loss ads; Spear at tip of Nutrition 21 sales; and BioCell Collagen halal certified.

United States Dietary Supplements

Processing Removes 'Natural' Claim For UK Meal-Replacement Bar Ingredients

UK firm contends processing ingredients into edible form is common across food and nutritional products industries and many foods consumers use regularly contains ingredients that long have been processed for use. Advertising Standards Authority points out a UK Food Standards Agency guidance explained that the use of solvents or other chemicals in processing disqualifies most processed ingredients from labeling as natural.

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Opposite Sides Of GMP Coin: Contract Manufacturer, Own-Labeler Warned

Contract manufacturer Nutritional Engineering was warned on Sept. 29, 2017, about GMP violations and misbranding problems found during an inspection in April and May. Liberty, Texas, own-labeler Carol Bond Health Foods was warned March 9 following a September inspection of its facility and a November review of its website.

International United States

REACH Compliance: ECHA Zeroes In On Read-Across, Grouping Approaches

The roughly 68% of REACH chemical dossiers that lacked crucial safety information in 2017 represent an improved compliance rate compared with previous years, but ECHA soon will be turning to low-tonnage registrations, many from small, inexperienced industry players. The agency expects grouping approaches to play a large role in 2018 registrations and its substance evaluation activities going forward.

Regulation Europe

Criminal Case In PR, FTC Appeal In NY, GNC In India: Health And Wellness Industry News

GNC works with Guardian Healthcare Services to grow sales in India; FTC, NY AG appeal dismissal of Prevagen complaint; and a federal grand jury in San Juan returned a 28-count indictment charging four defendants with mail and wire fraud , trafficking in counterfeit goods, distributing a controlled substance, international money laundering and smuggling.
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ECHA Requests Stakeholder Input On Microplastic Use; Possible Restrictions To Follow

The cosmetics industry likely will want to steer ECHA away from leave-on cosmetics and non-cleansing/exfoliating rinse-off products containing microplastic particles. NGOs and lawmakers in some European member states have called for microplastic bans that include those product categories, which would exceed prohibitions in the US and phase-outs voluntarily undertaken by industry.
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Cosmetic Ingredient Review Program Will Get 'Fresh Look' In 2018 – PCPC

With federal legislation on the table to task FDA with cosmetic ingredient reviews and provide accredited third parties with the opportunity to inform the agency's assessment work, the Personal Care Products Council plans to give the industry-funded Cosmetic Ingredient Review program a "fresh look."
Cosmetic Ingredients Legislation

PCPC Wants Cosmetics Reform Passed Before Threatened 'Blue Wave'

At the trade group's annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., leadership emphasized the importance of pushing cosmetics reform legislation over the finish line before November midterm elections. PCPC's support of a bipartisan proposal released by the Senate Health Committee largely hinges on preemption, the group indicated.
Legislation Business Strategies

Senate Health Committee Releases Cosmetics Reform Discussion Draft

The committee's discussion draft of cosmetics reform legislation combines elements of the proposed Personal Care Products Safety Act and FDA Cosmetic Safety and Modernization Act, but most closely aligns with the former. NGOs likely will be pleased; small businesses, perhaps not so much.
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Monat Offensive Fails To Deter Class Actions For Alleged Fraud, Hair Loss

Direct seller launched a preemptive strike last year against a professional stylist for her allegations that Monat hair products cause hair loss and other damage "just like WEN." In recent weeks, the firm has lodged more defamation suits against individuals, while plaintiffs have begun filing proposed class actions against Monat in Florida federal court.
Legal Issues Cosmetic Ingredients

Ulta Faces PR Storm, Class Actions Alleging Resale Of Used Cosmetics

A former employee's tweets in early January ignited a social media firestorm regarding alleged unsanitary resale practices in Ulta stores. The retailer says it's investigating the issue, while class actions seeking damages for potentially massive consumer classes are already being filed in US courts.
Legal Issues Retail

Monat Sues Former Sales Rep For 'Libelous' WEN-Like Allegations

The hair-care direct seller seeks injunctive relief and damages in a suit against a former sales rep who allegedly started the "Monat – My Modern Nightmare" Facebook group. According to Monat, there's no scientific or factual basis for defendant's claims that its products cause balding, hair loss and scalp damage.

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