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FDA-Proposed Talc Testing Methods Likely Would Find Particles Of Concern; Then What?

The FDA is focused on driving adoption of more sensitive, standardized testing methods for assessing cosmetic talc purity, which it believes would yield more consistent results across labs. This would help to inform research into the health implications of trace levels of asbestos and other elongate mineral particles in talc; in the interim it could to be damaging to companies that supply or use that talc.

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Unilever Values Beauty, Supplement Sectors As It Considers Leaving Others

Unilever reported 0.5% full-year sales growth for the beauty and personal care division to 5.6bn and overall growth was 2.9% to 52bn, but the fourth quarter was its weakest in more than a decade, with reported sales growth at 1.5% to 12.6bn.

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Neptune Wellness, IFF Partner To ‘Up The Game’ In Hemp/CBD Personal Care

Canadian extraction specialist Neptune, which has transitioned from marine-based oils for the nutrition market to focus on cannabis opportunities, says its budding Forest Remedies line could expand to more than 100 hemp-derived cosmetic, dietary supplement and home-care products under a recently announced collaboration with International Flavors & Fragrances.

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Unilever’s Stain-Reducing Black + White Antiperspirant Is Falsely Advertised – Class Action

Compared with regular Degree MotionSense Dry Spray Antiperspirant, deceptively advertised UltraClear Black + White contains no special added technology to reduce staining; it simply has less aluminum chlorohydrate, the active ingredient that causes the very problem the product purportedly solves, says a plaintiff seeking nationwide class certification in Missouri’s Eastern District.

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