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As expected, the National Medical Products Administration has issued four draft subsidiary regulations in rapid succession since publishing China’s new, finalized framework regulation for cosmetic products at the end of June. The documents include Technical Guidelines for Cosmetic Safety Assessment, a topic on which industry has been eagerly awaiting clarity.
Unilever’s leadership is optimistic about its enormously expanded hygiene business – both skin cleansing and home cleaning – inasmuch as it doubts that a full COVID-19 recovery is in sight. The firm launched hand sanitizers in 65 new markets in just five months, helping to offset plunging sales in other areas of its business that were heavily impacted by lockdowns around the world.
“How well do we understand the complex sector that supports every facet of our life?” asks Cosmetics Europe’s website for the “Essentials for Daily Life” film series co-developed with the trade association’s members in partnership with BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions.
Nixing the current exemption for VOCs in fragrance up to 2% in consumer products could prevent manufacturers from meeting VOC limits in California, considerably alter product formulations and efficacy, or remove products from California’s market altogether, the Fragrance Creators Association says.