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COSMED provides international overview of methylisothiazolinone

COSMED provides international overview of methylisothiazolinone

By Catherine Apolinario, Cosmed Regulatory Affairs Manager

In this guest article from COSMED, the professional association of the cosmetic industry in France, we take a look at the changing regulation surrounding the preservative MI or MIT: Methylisothiazolinone.

Brexit and the UK cosmetics industry: a view from CTPA

Guest article

Brexit and the UK cosmetics industry: a view from CTPA

By CTPA

In this guest article, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) outlines what the Brexit vote means for the UK cosmetics industry and how companies should be responding.

The lowdown on colour regulation in Europe

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

The lowdown on colour regulation in Europe

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Colour plays a vital role in the cosmetics industry, but manufacturers can sometimes be faced with the challenges that arise from the regulations surrounding colour and colourants. Here we sat down with the Cosmetics Toiletry and Perfumery Association...

 Kirsten Brosbøl, Denmark’s Environment Minister, is calling for a ban and stricter labelling

Denmark calls for EU-wide ban of cosmetic preservative

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The Danish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is calling for an EU-wide ban on the use of the preservative methylisothiazolinone in cosmetics products as it puts consumers at risk of suffering from an allergic reaction.

BfR calls for aluminium limits in deodorants

BfR calls for aluminium limits in deodorants

By Michelle Yeomans

The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has requested that limits be introduced on the use of aluminium in antiperspirant deodorants and other cosmetics.

The New Cosmetic Regulation: What changes?

The New Cosmetic Regulation: What changes?

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

Last week Cosmetics Regulation which was adopted in 2009 finally went into complete action replacing the Cosmetics Directive of 1976 that used to rule cosmetics products in the European Union. Here, Cosmetics Design takes a look at some of the major changes.

CTPA reiterates safety of MI in cosmetics

CTPA reiterates safety of MI in cosmetics

By Chris BARKER

The organization has stated that the cosmetic preservative MI is safe for consumers to use, despite claims that it can be linked to increasing numbers of allergies in the general population.

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