Welcome Guest to Happi

Subscribe Free: Magazine | eNewsletter

current issue November 2015
 •  The Laundress Opens Flagship Store  •  New Anti-Aging Active at Silab  •  Innospec Attains Cosmetic GMP Certification  •  Herbalife Clears Another Legal Hurdle  •  Mary Kay Picks Location for New R&D Center
Print RSS Feed

Sunscreen Filter

Related Searches: chemicals lotion read products
Is the Final Monograph the New Metric System?
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd
November 9, 2009
See you in September! The hopeful song plays on… But September has come and gone and neither the Final Monograph nor the Time and Extent Application (TEA) for sorely needed UVA filters in the U.S. has been issued or finalized. How long will we…  Read More »
Filtering Some Rumors Regarding Sunscreens
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
September 3, 2009
Rumors abound that the Food and Drug Administration is poised to finalize the long-awaited sunscreen monograph, which is designed to regulate the sun protection that consumers receive from sun care products. At the same time, the FDA has promised to…  Read More »
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
July 8, 2009
The headline above is intentionally contentious considering we still do not have a final monograph (FM) to amend. The tentative final monograph (TFM) is far from sufficient and yet it is effectively law. In the meantime, we rely upon the mechanism in…  Read More »
Sun Protection: Another Voice Filters Through
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
May 1, 2009
As I was reviewing my submissions for “The Sunscreen Filter,” it occurred to me that the columns I have written deal with issues that are quite relevant but not necessarily complete in scope. I have written a lot about regulations and con…  Read More »
Tanning Salons Are a Hot Topic for the Industry
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
March 3, 2009
The controversial practice of indoor tanning is a $5 billion industry in the U.S. Thirty million Americans visit tanning salons every year—a five-fold increase since 1992. On an average day, more than one million Americans “catch some ray…  Read More »
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
January 8, 2009
Happy New Year!  This issue marks the first anniversary of my column. The positive reactions I have received to The Sunscreen Filter attest to its timeliness; an informational filter is sorely needed to keep pace with rapid sunscreen development…  Read More »
Using Nanotechnology in Sun Care Formulas
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
November 7, 2008
In previous columns (July and September, 2008), I tackled a number of controversial sun care issues.  As a reminder, in today’s Information Age, you cannot believe everything you read. Nowadays, anyone can take any sunscreen topic, twist i…  Read More »
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
September 4, 2008
Ah, summertime at the shore—what could be better than the sun and the surf? Summer brings more sunshine and more sun protection. When you’re surfing the internet, however, trying to find accurate information on sunscreens is no day at the…  Read More »
Nadim A. Shaath, PhD., Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
July 1, 2008
You can’t believe everything you read. Until recently, information on sun protection has generally made its way from the top down, passing from industry and academia to the consumer via traditional media. Experts with credentials relayed skin c…  Read More »
The Industrys Response to FDAs Proposed Rules
Nadim A. Shaath, Ph.D., Alpha Research & Development
April 30, 2008
In my first column (February, 2008 p. 38-41), I addressed the salient features in the FDA’s Amendment of the Final Monograph’s Proposed Rule (Vol. 72, No. 165, Aug. 27, 2007). This column will highlight the response of the sun care indust…  Read More »
Changes in Sun Protection Call for a New Column
Nadim Shaath, Alpha Research & Development Ltd.
February 6, 2008
In today’s environment of rapid sunscreen developments, an information filter is sorely needed. This issue marks the first in a bimonthly column primed to filter through the latest news and views in sunscreens, ultraviolet filters and their reg…  Read More »