Study Finds Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act Will Result in an Increase in Animal Testing

January 27, 2014   PHILADELPHIA—The Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics (CCIC), which operates the Leaping Bunny Program in the U.S. and Canada, has serious concerns about the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 (SCPCPA), H.R. 1385, legislation intended to overhaul the way cosmetic products are regulated in the United States. Recently published research … [Read more...]

Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 Mirrors Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Proposals, Would Greatly Expand FDA Authority Over Cosmetics

Published on The National Law Review Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 Mirrors Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Proposals, Would Greatly Expand FDA Authority Over Cosmetics Representative Janice Schakowsky (D-IL), with fifteen co-sponsors, has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to dramatically increase Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of … [Read more...]

Statement From PCPC, PBA and ICMAD on the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 (H.R.1385)

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Statement on the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 (H.R.1385) Introduced in Congress by Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Edward Markey (D-MA) For Immediate Release: April 9, 2013 PAMELA BUSIEK President & CEO Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers And Distributors STEVE SLEEPER Executive Director Professional Beauty Association LEZLEE WESTINE President … [Read more...]

H. R. 1385 Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013

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The bill text for H.R. 1385 Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 is finally available. Read the entire bill here or visit Thomas.gov.       --------------------------------------------------------------- HR 1385 IH 113th CONGRESS1st Session H. R. 1385To amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safe use of cosmetics, … [Read more...]

Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act Reintroduced for 2013

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Facing More Over Regulation, Yet Again The Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 legislation is simply a new premise added onto an old Bill revisiting my industry once again.  These proposals have been rewritten so many times the past few years, I have lost count and basically was so sick and tired of the whole process for the most part, after putting in many hours of research … [Read more...]

Cosmetic Legislation Introduced – The Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013

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Here we go again, y'all! Reps Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) introduced the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013, yesterday. According to the press release on Rep. Markey's website, the bill is intended to "closes major loopholes in the federal law that allows companies to use ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products known to damage human health … [Read more...]

Interview from In-Cosmetics: Selling Personal Care Products in the EU under the New European Cosmetic Regulation, EC 1223/2009

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Selling personal care products in the European market is about to become quite a bit more challenging for manufacturers across the globe, especially if they are located outside the EU. In a little over 1 year, the new European Cosmetic Regulation, EC 1223/2009, will go into force on July 11, 2013, requiring all manufacturers selling any product in the 27 countries that make up the European Union … [Read more...]

H.R. 4395 Cosmetic Safety Amendments Act of 2012

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Rep Lance, Leonard [NJ-7] , introduced on 4/18/2012, H.R. 4395 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish new procedures and requirements for the registration of cosmetic product manufacturing establishments, the submission of cosmetic product and ingredient statements, and the reporting of serious and unexpected cosmetic product adverse events, and for other purposes. The bill … [Read more...]

H.R.4262 Cosmetics Safety Enhancement Act of 2012

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A new bill was introduced on March 26, 2012 and referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H.R.4262 Cosmetics Safety Enhancement Act of 2012 is to  amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of cosmetics. The bill originally appeared on (Thomas) Library of Commerce or you can read the pdf.       March 26, 2012 Mr. PALLONE (for himself and … [Read more...]

Examining the Current State of Cosmetics Hearing Recording

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Yesterday, I listened to the live hearing on 'Examining the Current State of Cosmetics'. It lasted 62 minutes and went straight to the point with the issues at hand. There were two exchanges that stood out to me with great concern. Politics will definitely play a roll in new cosmetic legislation, because, well, it will be lawmakers deciding what that new cosmetic legislation comes to be. Below is … [Read more...]