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NEW Updates to Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist

NEW Updates to Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist

On Friday, May 17, 2024, Health Canada updated the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. The following updates have been made: The following ingredients have been added: Basic Green 4: added to the list of prohibited substances due to potential developmental effects....

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MAINE Enacts Major Amendments to PFAS Product Restrictions

MAINE Enacts Major Amendments to PFAS Product Restrictions

On April 16, 2024, Maine introduced significant amendments to its state law regulating the sale of products containing intentionally added perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  Previously, manufacturers were mandated to report the PFAS content of...

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PFAs in cosmetics

PFAs in cosmetics

The industry has been working its way on drifting away from the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in cosmetic product formulations. Cosmetics and personal care products companies are driving innovation to produce formulations aimed towards delivering...

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Federal Plastics Registry – New update!

Federal Plastics Registry – New update!

Government of Canada is seeking information about their plastic management strategies from companies for the purpose of conducting research, creating an inventory of data, formulating objectives and codes of practice, issuing guidelines or assessing or reporting on...

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Canadian Cosmetic Regulations Updated!

Canadian Cosmetic Regulations Updated!

As a part of updates made to Cosmetic Regulations in Canada published in the Canada Gazette Part II, Health Canada amended regulations to align with EU's 81 fragrance allergen labeling requirements setting the implementation dates as:  July 31, 2026 for new products...

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Revisions to Proposed NHP Cost Recovery Fees

Revisions to Proposed NHP Cost Recovery Fees

In May 2023, Health Canada proposed implementing cost recovery fees to enhance regulatory oversight and streamline the approval processes for NHPs. During the initial consultation period, Health Canada received 4,696 comments from submissions and 116 emails, including...

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