The Society of Cosmetic Chemists will hold a Regulatory Update course Sept. 9-10 at the SCC National Office in New York City.
This all-day course, instructed by Michelle Desrosiers, will concentrate on the major changes to the regulations of pe… Read More »
Lake Success, NY
Sales: $120 million.
Key Personnel: Irwin Simon, founder, president and chief executive officer and chairman of the board; John Carroll, executive vice president and chief executive officer, Hain Cel… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has issued its second call for papers for the 29th IFSCC Congress, Oct. 23-26, 2016, in Orlando, FL. Topics under consideration include:
Sun Protection & Beyond— Submissions may focus on increasing the… Read More »
Kiss My Face has been a sponsor of Swim Across America since 2013. Now, it is expanding its support to the organization with a new partnership with Whole Foods Market. This year, Kiss My Face will donate $.10 for every Kiss My Face sunscreen so… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,992,897 B2; ELC Management LLC, New York has patented method of lightening or depigmenting the skin.
It is comprised of topically applying to skin a composition that contains approximately 0.00005% to 0.5% of omeprazole or omeprazole… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,992,895 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a sunscreen composition comprising at least one UV filter; at least one booster; at least one thermosensitive polymer wherein the at least one thermosensitive polymer is bis-methox… Read More »
Consumer Reports, which recently tested 34 sunscreens, found that nearly a third didn’t meet the SPF claim on their labels, missing the mark by anywhere from 16% to 70%.
But there’s good news in the report: many of the sunscreens Consu… 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 »
Many compounds incorporated into topical formulations are in their solid particulate form. Examples include zinc oxide in diaper rush ointment and in calamine lotion for chicken pox, sunscreens containing both titanium and zinc oxide and more as well… 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 »
Consumers’ attitudes toward tanning and the use of sun protection products are influencing trends within the European sun care market. Sun care usage is no longer just about protecting the skin and other sun-related health concerns, but increas… Read More »
Coast Southwest: appointed David K. Hoff to vice president of regional operations. He will continue to lead company operations, including customer service, for the Placentia, CA facility and all other Coast Southwest locations except the territory se… Read More »
BASF recently introduced Uvinul Easy for sunscreen formulations. The material makes it easy to create sun care products with SPF and broad-spectrum protection. Simply adding water to Uvinul Easy, even in a cold process, gives a fine oil-in-water emul… Read More »
GfK asked consumers in 23 countries what activities they regularly engage in to maintain their physical health, and, on a global basis, getting enough sleep topped eating healthy food, exercising, or taking vitamins. But in the US, spending time with… Read More »
Sunscreens have been in the headlines recently. We start the New Year with an act of Congress, The Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA), which was just signed by President Obama into law in November. Its implications will be debated extensively in the futu… Read More »