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January 9, 2017 Cosmetic regulations

Ban of three fragrance allergens in… 4 years!

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The European Union has just transmitted to WTO a draft regulation to ban the use of three fragrance allergens in cosmetic products. The text should enter into force mid-2017, but a time period from 2 to 4 years will be granted to the industry to adjust its products.

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March 15, 2017 Cosmetic regulations
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March 15, 2017 Cosmetic regulations
New-Zealand should ban microbeads in cosmetics in 2018

New Zealand has just transmitted to WTO a consultation document aimed to manage microbeads in personal care products. The Government is considering to prohibit or control the manufacture and sale of cosmetics containing microbeads. This measure is planned to enter into force in 2018. [Read more ]

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December 12, 2016 Cosmetic regulations
Ban on microbeads in France: decree sent to the WTO

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December 7, 2016 Cosmetic regulations
Restriction of MI in rinse-off products in 2017

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November 21, 2016 Cosmetic regulations
Canada bans plastic microbeads from 2018

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October 31, 2016 Cosmetic regulations
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Asia marching towards plastic microbeads ban in cosmetics

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July 25, 2016 Cosmetic regulations
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Titanium Dioxide [nano] in Annex VI to Cosmetics Regulation

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