SPAIN: Corbion has announced that a second production plant for L-lactic acid received approved supplier status under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (BPR), and as such, products can be used in biocidal products. The Spanish p… Read More »
Stepan Company is among 21 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and one of three recipients in the Safer Chemical Innovator category.
Stepan Company has been actively engaged wit… Read More »
In a world of inadequate sun care options, who decides which sunscreen products are available to you? In the US, the Food and Drug Administration seems to have absolute authority over the approval process that results in sunscreen products on store s… Read More »
McKinley Resources, Inc. has teamed up with Woresan GmbH, a German manufacturer that specializes in fermented ingredients. McKinley agreed to exclusive US distribution of Woresan’s rye ferment product line, Woresana.
It is a 100% natural probi… Read More »
Mallygirl, LLC has been sold to Beauty Visions LLC, effectuated through a Chapter 11 Section 363 process, and was approved by the Bankruptcy Court in the District of Maryland.
Mallygirl is an international cosmetics brand founded in 2005 by Ma… Read More »
The House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved H.R. 2576, the Toxic Substances Control Act Modernization Act, by a vote of 47-0, with one abstention.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) applauded the committee fo… Read More »
Recent developments with the FDA and the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) have cast a shadow on the filter approval process in the US. In case you missed it, the FDA has basically rejected the call to speed up the approvals of the Time and Extent Appli… Read More »
The FDA has decided to move the goal post. It has declared that to approve a new UV filter you must surpass the requirements of a New Drug Application (NDA). The new hurdle set by the FDA is that all such ingredients must pass the stringent req… Read More »
The latest product to counter hair loss is Women’s Rogaine 5% Minoxidil Topical Aerosol, billed as the first and only FDA-approved, once-daily use treatment for female pattern hair loss containing 5% minoxidil in an elegant foam formula. The fo… Read More »
All three Hello Product flavors of toothpaste are now American Dental Association approved. The company’s supermint fluoride toothpaste was awarded the ADA seal of acceptance in August. The additional flavors to earn the seal are pink grapefrui… Read More »
President Obama had the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) on his desk before Thanksgiving week.1 Time to give thanks and celebrate. His signature has the potential to protect a needlessly at- risk population from sun damage. The Senate passed the SIA on… Read More »