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FDA Extends MoCRA Enforcement Deadline: Cosmetics Industry Gets Additional 6 Months

Nov-27-2023 Cosmetic Products Ingredient transparency / disclosure Deadline FDA

In a recent development, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a six-month extension of the enforcement deadline for cosmetic product facility registration and product listing requ...

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EPA Unveils Stricter Rules to Protect Against Toxic Chemicals

Nov-23-2023 US TSCA Hazardous chemicals

On November 20, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a proposed rule designed to enhance protection against two toxic chemicals—decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) and phenol,...

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California Adds Coal-Tar Pitch Fluoro-Edenite Fibrous Amphibole and Silicon Carbide Whiskers to Cancer-Causing Chemicals List

Nov-22-2023 Human health exposure cancerogenic

Effective November 17, 2023, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has included coal-tar pitch, fluoro-edenite fibrous amphibole, and silicon carbide whiskers in the ...

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US Environmental Protection Agency Finalizes Rule on Enhanced PFAS Reporting to the Toxics Release Inventory

Nov-09-2023 PFAS Toxic substances Inventory

On 20 October 2023, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a rule that strengthens reporting requirements for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to the Toxics Release I...

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California passes bill to ban Ingredients in Personal Care Products

Nov-03-2023 Cosmetic Products Hazardous chemicals cancerogenic

California's Governor signed Assembly Bill No. 496 (AB496) on October 8, 2023, making it illegal to manufacture and sell cosmetics containing 26 specific substances in the state. This regulatory m...

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Environmental protection agency updated 2022 Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Data

Nov-02-2023 TSCA Toxic substances Inventory

On October 20, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data on the management of toxic chemical waste. The updated TRI data includes the ...

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EPA Takes Strides to Strengthen Endocrine Disruptor Screening for Pesticides

Nov-02-2023 Risk assessment Hazard review Pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 26, 2023, unveiled a comprehensive plan to improve the assessment of pesticides to quickly and effectively assess potential endocrine-disrupti...

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