Monthly archives for July, 2017

Exporting Cosmetics from the U.S.

Exporting Cosmetics from the U.S.

Foreign manufactured products make up key sectors of virtually every industry. In cosmetics, consumer demands for international products are largely driven by trends, and multicultural beauty needs. Whether you are ...

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7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 3- Recycle

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 3- Recycle

So far in the Where Does It Go? blog series we have covered how to reduce and reuse packaging. This week we will talk about how to effectively recycle packaging ...

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Commentary: Health Canada’s Proposed Consumer Health Product Framework

Commentary: Health Canada’s Proposed Consumer Health Product Framework

Health Canada is considering sweeping changes to how they regulate cosmetics, OTC drugs and Natural Health Products. It is a revolutionary approach which would regulate all products in these categories ...

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7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 2- Reusing

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste Part 2- Reusing

Last week we covered how to reduce the amount of packaging you buy in the first place. But sometimes this just isn’t possible. Reusing packaging is the next best option ...

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The Basics- FDA OTC Drug Applications

The Basics- FDA OTC Drug Applications

Over the Counter (OTC) or non-prescription drugs are therapeutic products considered to be safe and effective to be used by consumers without treatment from a health professional. There are currently ...

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7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste- Practical Tips for Consumers to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

7 Ways You Can Reduce Your Packaging Waste- Practical Tips for Consumers to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

The next time you buy groceries, cosmetics, children’s toys, or really any consumer product, take a look at the packaging. More than likely at least some of your vegetables are ...

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What’s the Value of a Patent?

What’s the Value of a Patent?

Young entrepreneurs always tell me “I want to get a patent on my formula so no one can copy me”. To which I reply, “if your idea is any good ...

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Where Does It Go?- The Global Packaging Waste Crisis

Where Does It Go?- The Global Packaging Waste Crisis

Consumers of cosmetics and beauty products have raced to natural and organic products out of concerns about “chemicals” and the perception that natural ingredients are better. It’s strange that there ...

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