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Five Years In Prison, Nearly $50M Fines For Owner Of US Lab Falsifying Sunscreen Test Results

Garbriel Letizia Jr., and employees at AMA Laboratories “at his direction,” defrauded customers of more than $46m by testing products on materially lower numbers of subjects than specified and paid for by the customers.

Enforcement Cosmetics

Senate HELP Floats Draft For US Cosmetics Reform; Top Trade Groups Hustle To Respond

Bundled within the draft FDA Safety and Landmark Enhancements Act are federal cosmetics reform provisions that would require facility registration and product listings with the US FDA, adverse event reporting and good manufacturing practices, while empowering the agency to order product recalls, access company records, and suspend dangerous operations.

United States Regulation

REACH Information Requirements Have Changed; ECHA Preparing Guidance

The European Chemicals Agency is targeting the back half of 2022 for guidance on revised information requirements for substances registered under REACH, following a European Commission regulation published in March.

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Senate HELP Floats Draft For US Cosmetics Reform; Top Trade Groups Hustle To Respond

Bundled within the draft FDA Safety and Landmark Enhancements Act are federal cosmetics reform provisions that would require facility registration and product listings with the US FDA, adverse event reporting and good manufacturing practices, while empowering the agency to order product recalls, access company records, and suspend dangerous operations.

United States Regulation

Industry Pushes For Revised PFAS Definition In California Bill Seeking Cosmetic Ban

The Personal Care Products Council and other industry groups suggest they will support AB 2771 if amendments are made to promote international harmonization, among other changes. Already they advocated successfully for the bill’s scope to be limited to intentionally added PFAS, not “the mere presence of trace levels of fluorine in the product.”

US States Legislation

More Access To US Consumers Means More False Claims For COVID-19 Than Other Health Dangers

While types of unsupported claims were no different than those advertisers made when US was hit it by other widespread health emergencies, digital capabilities made advertisers’ response to COVID-19 different, says Rich Cleland, FTC Consumer Protection Bureau attorney.

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Latest From Beauty & Legal Issues

First Huda, Now Morphe Faces Proposed Nationwide Class Action Over Eyeshadow Colors

A class action in California federal court targets Morphe Cosmetics for the sale and marketing of eyeshadows containing unapproved colors for eye-area use that three consumers say inflicted physical injury. They seek to represent consumers nationwide, citing breach of warranties, negligence, false advertising, and other claims.

United States Legal Issues

Supplements Mixed With Direct Selling A Recipe Ripe For Cooking US FTC Regulation Violations

Doesn’t take long to find health and wellness product marketers on list of direct sellers or find firms offering those products in the FTC's history of enforcement actions in the sector. 

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

Proposal For J&J To Halt Talc Powder Sales Worldwide Fails In Shareholder Vote

Activist investment group Tulipshare’s proposal that J&J fully cease sales of talc-based powders didn’t receive a majority of votes in favor during firm's annual meeting and won’t be forwarded for board’s consideration. Separate proposal for an audit into whether firm marketed products to minority women asbestos concerns was sent to the board.

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Latest From Beauty & Deals

Distributing Health, Beauty Products To Retailers, Hims & Hers Seeds Field For OTC ED Drug Sales

With ED ingredients frequently mentioned as OTC switch candidates in US, Hims & Hers Health is another latest direct-to-consumer marketer establishing network of retailers to offer potential OTC ED drug as it makes its consumer health and personal care products available in stores.

OTC Drugs Prescription To OTC Switch

Nutrition Business Drives DSM Results While Under Construction Into More Focused Groups

With latest results , Dutch firm notes its “Health, Nutrition & Bioscience (HNB) structure became effective” at the start of the year. Structure includes food and beverage and animal nutrition and health groups as well as human health, nutrition and care.

Dietary Supplements Sales & Earnings

Unilever’s Sale Of Thailand Direct Selling Business Doesn’t Quiet Investors Calling For Change

Response to sale of Unilever’s direct selling business in Thailand, Unilever Life, like its recent failed bid for GSK consumer and its elimination of 1,500 management staff, exposes disconnect between its priorities and its shareholders preferences.

M & A Consumer
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Latest From Beauty & Business Strategies

Colgate Sees Toothpaste Growth Opportunity In Under-Brushing Countries

“If you took all of these markets where people brush their teeth less than one time a day and just moved it to one time a day, you would increase the volume size of the category by 40%,” noted Colgate-Palmolive’s John Faucher in a 19 May presentation at the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum.

United States Advertising, Marketing & Sales

L’Oréal Strongest In Beauty ‘Brand Impact,’ While Lauder Gaining Value Fastest

L’Oréal is the most valuable beauty brand globally, according to consultancy Brand Finance’s annual report from its methodology ranking 50 most valuable brands in cosmetics, skin care, hair care and personal care. Estee Lauder ranked second.

Research & Development Market Intelligence

IFF’s ‘Differentiating’ R&D This Year Includes Probiotics, Biodegradable Fragrance; Q1 Sales Increase 13%

New York firm International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. aims to stand out in 2022 with an R&D pipeline that includes probiotics, plant-based protein and biodegradable fragrances, says CEO Frank Clyburn, speaking in his first quarterly earnings presentation since taking the helm in February.

United States Cosmetic Ingredients
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Latest From Beauty & Sales & Earnings

Edgewell’s Q2 Growth Fueled By Billie’s Walmart Rollout, Sun Care Demand

Consumers’ return to the office, increased socialization and time spent outdoors in the second quarter translated to strong growth in Edgewell’s Sun and Skin Care division. Meanwhile, DTC women’s shave brand Billie – acquired last year for $310m – contributed more than five points of net top line growth in the quarter, company leadership said.

Sales & Earnings Advertising, Marketing & Sales

IFF’s ‘Differentiating’ R&D This Year Includes Probiotics, Biodegradable Fragrance; Q1 Sales Increase 13%

New York firm International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. aims to stand out in 2022 with an R&D pipeline that includes probiotics, plant-based protein and biodegradable fragrances, says CEO Frank Clyburn, speaking in his first quarterly earnings presentation since taking the helm in February.

United States Cosmetic Ingredients

Coty’s China Momentum Reflects Consumer ‘Obsession’ With Prestige; Q3 Sales Up 15%

Expecting China to evolve into the largest prestige beauty market in the world, Coty believes it is well-positioned to benefit as one of the fastest-growing beauty firms in the country as consumers increasingly flock to fragrance. The firm’s Asia Pacific sales grew 9% in the fiscal third quarter, reported, to $158.1m.

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Latest From Beauty & Launches

L’Oréal Strongest In Beauty ‘Brand Impact,’ While Lauder Gaining Value Fastest

L’Oréal is the most valuable beauty brand globally, according to consultancy Brand Finance’s annual report from its methodology ranking 50 most valuable brands in cosmetics, skin care, hair care and personal care. Estee Lauder ranked second.

Research & Development Market Intelligence

Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 3 May

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

Cosmetics Launches

Delaying Price Increases Dragged Down Colgate’s Q1 Results As Supply Costs Continue Climbing

High costs pummeled Q1 results down 17.9% to $559m. Net sales were up 1.5% to $4.39bn, with price hikes made late in quarter driving a 4% increase in organic sales. Hong Kong firm Hawley & Hazel Co., 50% owned by Colgate since 1985, relaunches Chinese name of its Darlie brand oral care line as Haolai.

Consumer Sales & Earnings
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Latest From Beauty & Cosmetic Ingredients

First Huda, Now Morphe Faces Proposed Nationwide Class Action Over Eyeshadow Colors

A class action in California federal court targets Morphe Cosmetics for the sale and marketing of eyeshadows containing unapproved colors for eye-area use that three consumers say inflicted physical injury. They seek to represent consumers nationwide, citing breach of warranties, negligence, false advertising, and other claims.

United States Legal Issues

Five Years In Prison, Nearly $50M Fines For Owner Of US Lab Falsifying Sunscreen Test Results

Garbriel Letizia Jr., and employees at AMA Laboratories “at his direction,” defrauded customers of more than $46m by testing products on materially lower numbers of subjects than specified and paid for by the customers.

Enforcement Cosmetics

Industry Pushes For Revised PFAS Definition In California Bill Seeking Cosmetic Ban

The Personal Care Products Council and other industry groups suggest they will support AB 2771 if amendments are made to promote international harmonization, among other changes. Already they advocated successfully for the bill’s scope to be limited to intentionally added PFAS, not “the mere presence of trace levels of fluorine in the product.”

US States Legislation
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Latest From Beauty & Ad Complaints

Supplements Mixed With Direct Selling A Recipe Ripe For Cooking US FTC Regulation Violations

Doesn’t take long to find health and wellness product marketers on list of direct sellers or find firms offering those products in the FTC's history of enforcement actions in the sector. 

Dietary Supplements Enforcement

More Access To US Consumers Means More False Claims For COVID-19 Than Other Health Dangers

While types of unsupported claims were no different than those advertisers made when US was hit it by other widespread health emergencies, digital capabilities made advertisers’ response to COVID-19 different, says Rich Cleland, FTC Consumer Protection Bureau attorney.

Warning Letters Coronavirus COVID-19

With Market For COVID Tests, Face Masks Likely To Last, Senators Suggest Requiring Efficacy Labeling

Consumer Protection, Product Safety And Data Security Subcommittee hearing ventures past enforcement against false advertising for COVID-19 products and sales of fraudulently labeled products to criticism of e-commerce and social media providers for not keeping those products off their digital platforms.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Politics
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