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Stakeholders Vie For California DTSC's Ear On Hair Straighteners, With Priority Product Pick Looming

Industry and consumer advocates typically differ in their views on the California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Consumer Products work, and the DTSC’s investigation into hair-straightening chemicals is no exception. In any event, a Priority Product selection could be coming soon.

US States Cosmetic Ingredients

Restoring FTC Monetary Relief Authority: For Commission Members, Not One Size Fits All

House already passed legislation to amend Sec. 13(b) of FTC regulations and make explicit its authority to obtain injunctive and equitable relief in court, but differences in Democrat and Republican commission appointees' views on the authority was a key topic of discussion during a recent Energy and Commerce hearing.

Ad Complaints Consumer

Amazon Response About Drug-Spiked Supplements ‘Not Sufficient To Protect Public’ – FDA

“Amazon has taken some action when alerted by the FDA about sales” of violative supplements, but FDA "found that other such products continue to be offered for sale” by the firm through its Fulfillment by Amazon service, according to untitled letter.

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Mary CEO ‘Not Too Concerned’ About China’s CBD Cosmetics Ban

Mary Agrotechnologies CEO Frank Qin says he is “not too concerned” about China's recent  CBD cosmetics ban, despite his company's plans to build a 150,000 square-foot cultivation and extraction plant in Yunnan, with the aim of supplying the domestic CBD market and exporting overseas.

China Wellness

Restoring FTC Monetary Relief Authority: For Commission Members, Not One Size Fits All

House already passed legislation to amend Sec. 13(b) of FTC regulations and make explicit its authority to obtain injunctive and equitable relief in court, but differences in Democrat and Republican commission appointees' views on the authority was a key topic of discussion during a recent Energy and Commerce hearing.

Ad Complaints Consumer

US Rep. Schakowsky Wants Cosmetic Supply Chain Transparency; Benzene In Sunscreen Cited

Cosmetic ingredient and raw material suppliers would be required to share toxicity and safety data with brand owners, along with certificates of analysis and contaminant testing reports, under the Cosmetic Supply Chain Transparency Act of 2021. The bill is part of a proposed Safer Beauty package introduced in the US House on 29 July by Jan Schakowsky, D-IL, and colleagues.

United States Legislation
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Latest From Beauty & Legal Issues

Alleged ‘Pink Tax’ Class Actions Against OTC Personal-Care Brands Moving Through Federal Courts

Walgreen Co. seeks to dismiss allegations in California’s Northern District that it unlawfully charges more for its OTC Hair Regrowth Treatment for women compared with a “functionally equivalent” offering for men. The suit follows “pink tax” litigation concerning Dove antiperspirants that defendants dismissed in July 2020, a decision affirmed by the Eighth Circuit in May.

United States Legal Issues

Mary CEO ‘Not Too Concerned’ About China’s CBD Cosmetics Ban

Mary Agrotechnologies CEO Frank Qin says he is “not too concerned” about China's recent  CBD cosmetics ban, despite his company's plans to build a 150,000 square-foot cultivation and extraction plant in Yunnan, with the aim of supplying the domestic CBD market and exporting overseas.

China Wellness

Amazon Response About Drug-Spiked Supplements ‘Not Sufficient To Protect Public’ – FDA

“Amazon has taken some action when alerted by the FDA about sales” of violative supplements, but FDA "found that other such products continue to be offered for sale” by the firm through its Fulfillment by Amazon service, according to untitled letter.

E-Commerce Enforcement
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Latest From Beauty & Deals

J&J Consumer Health More Than A Revenue Stream: Driving Development Across Segments

CEO Alex Gorsky and medtech business leader Joaquin Duato say consumers’ growing interest in self-care is influencing the firm’s work across segments. Consumer health also is driver for Healthy Lives Mission to invest $800m through 2030 to improve the health of people and the world.

Sustainability Business Strategies

KKR To Pay $625m For Controlling Stake In FOGG Body Sprays Maker Vini Cosmetics

Since 2006, KKR has done around $5.7bn in private equity deals in India. Its latest target, Vini Cosmetics, has an expansive and fast-growing business in India and a presence in more than 50 other countries.

India Deals

Germany's EVP Enters Spain's Supplements Market With Korott

German private-label specialist EVP Group is poised to enter the Spanish market with the acquisition of local supplements and cosmetics player Korott.

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Mary CEO ‘Not Too Concerned’ About China’s CBD Cosmetics Ban

Mary Agrotechnologies CEO Frank Qin says he is “not too concerned” about China's recent  CBD cosmetics ban, despite his company's plans to build a 150,000 square-foot cultivation and extraction plant in Yunnan, with the aim of supplying the domestic CBD market and exporting overseas.

China Wellness

Church & Dwight Cuts Outlook Due To Rising Costs, Adds Suppliers To Strengthen ‘Weak Links’

“We expect higher input costs and transportation costs to remain elevated for the rest of the year,” says CEO Matthew Farrell. Firms lowers full-year outlook for net sales growth from previous range of 5% to 6% to around 5%.

Dietary Supplements Sales & Earnings

Final Quarter Of P&G CEO Taylor’s Tenure Could Become Stormy With Headwinds From Rising Costs

P&G’s health care sector’s net sales grew 18% in its latest quarter. Continued growth across its sectors is critical in the face of expected $1.8bn in headwinds from commodity and freight costs in its FY2022.

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Latest From Beauty & Sales & Earnings

Church & Dwight Cuts Outlook Due To Rising Costs, Adds Suppliers To Strengthen ‘Weak Links’

“We expect higher input costs and transportation costs to remain elevated for the rest of the year,” says CEO Matthew Farrell. Firms lowers full-year outlook for net sales growth from previous range of 5% to 6% to around 5%.

Dietary Supplements Sales & Earnings

Final Quarter Of P&G CEO Taylor’s Tenure Could Become Stormy With Headwinds From Rising Costs

P&G’s health care sector’s net sales grew 18% in its latest quarter. Continued growth across its sectors is critical in the face of expected $1.8bn in headwinds from commodity and freight costs in its FY2022.

Business Strategies Sales & Earnings

Unilever Stepping Up Pricing To Offset Rising Costs While New Businesses Continue To Fuel Growth

“We are still managing in COVID times,” says CEO Alan Jope during Unilever’s 22 July call to discuss fiscal 2021 first-half results.

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Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 27 July, 2021

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

Commercial Cosmetics

Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 20 July, 2021

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

Cosmetics Launches

P&G Targets ‘Mind-Altering’ Body Care To Anxiety-Stricken Gen Z; Cosmetics Launch News In Brief

P&G launches Quiet & Roar. Plus, LA influencer Julie Sariñana takes the “nasties” out of nail polish, Coty will roll out touchless fragrance testing, and Colgate’s Softsoap now comes in tablet form.

Beauty Launches
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Latest From Beauty & Cosmetic Ingredients

Stakeholders Vie For California DTSC's Ear On Hair Straighteners, With Priority Product Pick Looming

Industry and consumer advocates typically differ in their views on the California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Safer Consumer Products work, and the DTSC’s investigation into hair-straightening chemicals is no exception. In any event, a Priority Product selection could be coming soon.

US States Cosmetic Ingredients

Mary CEO ‘Not Too Concerned’ About China’s CBD Cosmetics Ban

Mary Agrotechnologies CEO Frank Qin says he is “not too concerned” about China's recent  CBD cosmetics ban, despite his company's plans to build a 150,000 square-foot cultivation and extraction plant in Yunnan, with the aim of supplying the domestic CBD market and exporting overseas.

China Wellness

Cosmetic And Personal Care Trademark Review 27 July, 2021

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

Commercial Cosmetics
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Latest From Beauty & Ad Complaints

Restoring FTC Monetary Relief Authority: For Commission Members, Not One Size Fits All

House already passed legislation to amend Sec. 13(b) of FTC regulations and make explicit its authority to obtain injunctive and equitable relief in court, but differences in Democrat and Republican commission appointees' views on the authority was a key topic of discussion during a recent Energy and Commerce hearing.

Ad Complaints Consumer

House Bill Restoring FTC Monetary Relief Tool Stretches ‘Look Back’ Authority From 3 To 10 Years

Limiting FTC authority to enforcement started after legislation passes rather than all pending complaints as House bill allows could be divisive. But consumer health marketers question number of years before a complaint is filed agency can allege a business used false and misleading advertising under legislation the House passed.

Ad Complaints Enforcement

NAD Lacks Visibility Into Hair-Care Brand’s ‘192,000 5-Star Reviews’ Claim, Advises Discontinuation

The BBB National Programs division was not afforded adequate information about how Prose garners and aggregates reviews from customers, leading the NAD to side with challenger Function, Inc. The NAD suggests that Prose’s review-and-revise process for improving customers’ personalized hair-care formulas should be disclosed as part of any future claim about star ratings. 

United States Advertising, Marketing & Sales
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