Monthly archives for April, 2016

2015 CARB Survey

As you may be aware, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has been conducting a comprehensive survey to gather information on Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions from consumer or commercial ...

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FDA New Update: External Pacemaker Pulse Generator Devices

A recent publication made in the Federal Register on April 18th, 2016 from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reclassified external pacemaker pulse generators (EPPG) devices and pacing ...

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Animal Testing for Cosmetics in Canada and the U.S.

The competitive energy in the cosmetic industries of both countries allows for great scientific and product improvements.  It is clear that future innovations in the cosmetic industry will need to ...

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Critical News Update from Health Canada Regarding Cosmetic Risk

In a March 30th, 2016 notice to the industry Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Program published critical new information pertaining to how they assess risk to cosmetics and their ingredients. ...

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Cosmetic Color Regulation in Europe

Color is an extremely important component within the cosmetic industry, but manufacturers sometimes find it difficult to fully understand the regulations that surround color and colorants.  Cosmetic Design-Europe recently

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Rob Presents to the SCC: Toronto Chapter

Rob Presents to the SCC: Toronto Chapter

On April 6th, 2016, President and CEO of Focal Point Research  had the honor to speak at Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Conference in Toronto, Canada.  This presentation discussed two ...

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