Gill To Take CIR Director Role With Andersen’s Exit
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
CIR Deputy Director Lillian Gill will replace Alan Andersen as director this summer, the group reported at its March 18-19 meeting. Gill was chosen because of her “hard-nosed” approach to regulation, says Andersen, who added that he will be available for some time as a consultant.
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Lillian Gill, director of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review, helped to bolster CIR’s international reputation during her four-year stint leading the group. CIR’s profile has risen as a result of her leadership, openness to outside stakeholder input and increased public interest in cosmetic ingredients’ safety overall.
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel examined the safety of retinol and related ingredients at its June 10-11 meeting, ultimately deciding not to make a safety determination until receiving further data from the National Toxicology Program.
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel has reviewed the safety of nearly half of all ingredients in use in cosmetic products, CIR Director Alan Andersen said during the group’s December meeting.