Cosmetics News In Brief: NY Slaps Limit On Cosmetic 1,4-Dioxane Content; J&J Talc Drama; IFF Merger
Suspected trace carcinogen 1,4-dioxane must be limited to 2 parts per million in personal cleansing products sold in New York after 31 December 2022, and 1 ppm one year later, under recently enacted legislation. More cosmetics news in brief.
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Market disruptions, “dramatically” higher prices, lost jobs and negative health consequences all are possible if legislation passed in New York in June to reduce 1,4-dioxane exposures is enacted in its current form, trade organizations say. Cleaning product industry advocates are leading the opposition, but personal-care manufacturers stand to be impacted as well.