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CIR Panel’s ‘Ethereal’ Role In Cosmetics Regulation Not Clarified By MoCRA
While other legislative proposals to update US cosmetics regulations would have included FDA ingredient review or codified reviews from the CIR Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety, the Modernization of Cosmetic Regulations Act of 2022 does not. Panelists, industry and FDA reps discussed implications for CIR at the 5-6 March meeting of the group’s independent expert panel.
Petition To US FDA For Using NMN In Supplements Reminds Agency Of Its Reversal On NAC
Natural Products Association and Alliance for Natural Health USA petition FDA to reconsider its stance on beta-nicotinamide mononucleotide. Excluding NMN from use in supplements “adversely affects the entire dietary supplement stakeholder community,” petition says.
CIR Expert Panel Hastens Review Of Propolis Extract; Other Highlights From 164th Meeting
Cosmetic Ingredient Review’s independent expert panel finalized assessments of seven ingredients at the 6-7 March meeting, advanced two tentative safety assessments, and issued three insufficient data announcements. Propolis extract was added to the group’s 2023 priorities list while 2024 priorities remain open to public comment.
CIR Expert Panel To Prioritize Cannabidiol Review In 2024 At FDA’s Request
Cosmetic Ingredient Review’s independent experts note that CBD use in cosmetic products has increased since FDA first asked them to prioritize its review in 2020.
Group Of European Firms Say EC’s Proposed Ban On Microplastics In Cosmetics Not ‘Far Or Fast Enough’
Firms removing microplastics from cosmetic products maintain European Commission’s deadline for removal across the sector is too generous. Weleda contends nine of 10 personal care products contain microplastics and 7 kg plastics a minute flushed into environment from cosmetics.
Fragrance Creators Association: Risk-Based Assessments For Ingredients Aren't Broken
With cosmetics industry readying to confront wave of hazard-based regulations in Europe, Fragrance Creators Association publishes white paper to shore up advocacy efforts supporting risk-based assessments.