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Manufacturers considering use of the popular 99.99% germ-kill claim on hand sanitizer products should consult the Office of Compliance, said Division of Nonprescription Drug Products director Theresa Michele during a recent industry workshop. “Be very, very cautious about the claims you are making,” she said.
UV filters bisoctrizole, tris-biphenyl triazine and titanium dioxide are high on the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety’s prioritized list of nanomaterials with known uses in cosmetics, based on physicochemical, exposure and other aspects that signal potential risks to consumers.
CV Defense, the second launch in the firm’s new immune-support line (without cannabidiol), is built around palmitoylethanolamide and other nutrients and botanicals to “optimize immune response.” CV Sciences touts the immunity range as complementary to its PlusCBD brand, which is in the process of rolling out dozens of new products in updated packaging.
EU’s Sustainable Chemicals Strategy Lacks Industry ‘Game Plan’ To Support Innovation, Competitiveness
BASF CEO Martin Brudermüller, newly announced as president of Cefic, strikes an optimistic note in a 15 October open letter regarding European Green Deal prospects. However, industry advocates including Cefic have major concerns about the Commission’s Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability released the day before.
The consulting and research firm’s assessment of the US salon sector in the 2020 second quarter has its bright spots, but serves most to prime stakeholders for upcoming Q3 data from Kline PRO, which may say more about consumers’ willingness to resume regular salon visits in the COVID era.
As the US cosmetics industry reels from the impact of COVID-19, trade group the Personal Care Products Council reflects on 2018 – the most recently available government data – touting the sector’s positive economic and social impacts and voicing confidence in its “resilience moving forward.”