Regulation & Safety

Rogues' gallery: The skin whitening products that have caused a storm

Rogues' gallery: The skin whitening products that have caused a storm

By RJ Whitehead

A World Health Organisation survey found that nearly 40% of women polled in countries including China, Malaysia, India the Philippines and South Korea said they regularly used whitening products – but brands have sometimes been too eager to please, with...

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

5 latest updates for regulation and safety in beauty: 2019

By Lucy Whitehouse

From controversy over misreporting of potentially unsafe UK cosmetics after Brexit, to Unilever’s expanded transparency programme for ingredients, we take a look at the key updates for safety and regulation so far this year in this Editor’s Spotlight.

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

Cosmetics carcinogens after Brexit? CTPA smacks down suggestion

By Lucy Whitehouse

The UK’s cosmetics trade association has asserted that “cosmetic products will continue to be safe after Brexit”, following recent media coverage that suggested standards on safety for beauty may slip in the UK once it leaves the EU.

What is the EU Safety Gate, and how does it affect beauty?

Guest article

What is the EU Safety Gate, and how does it affect beauty?

By Tjaša Grum, CE.way Regulatory Consultants

In this guest article, we get an expert overview on the EU Safety Gate, which is the market’s rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products. What is it, how does it work, and what does it mean for the beauty supply chain?

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