Monthly archives for June, 2016

2015 California Air Resources Board Survey

As most of you may be aware, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has been conducting a three year comprehensive survey to gather information on Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions ...

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Alban Muller Announces Two Alternatives to Microbeads

The company Alban Muller, a cosmetic ingredient and product formulation company based out of France has developed two alternatives to polyethylene micro-beads. Both are derived from natural ingredients and are ...

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Health Canada Making Notifying Drug Shortages and Discontinuities Mandatory for All Drug Companies

With many Canadians depending on critical medications for treatment of illnesses or disorders, any kind of shortage or discontinuity without prior knowledge can cause serious issues. Health Canada has acknowledged ...

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Packaging Development within Consumer Products

The importance of packaging development is one that consumers and manufactures alike may not appreciate. For many cosmetics and personal care products, the packaging is one of the most important ...

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Commissioner of the Environment Suggests Health Canada become More Involved with Cosmetic Products

A recent report made by the Julie Gelfand, Canada’s federal Commissioner of the Environment recommended Health Canada be more proactive with the testing of cosmetic products. This could be done ...

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Toxic Substances Control Act News Update

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  The TSCA addresses the production, importation, use and disposal of specific chemicals.  This would ...

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