Category: Cosmetics

Importing Cosmetics into the U.S.

Importing Cosmetics into 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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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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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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Update- Current Health Canada Self Care Proposal Consultations

Update- Current Health Canada Self Care Proposal Consultations

Following the announcement of the proposed risk based self care product regulatory framework, Health Canada has undertaken several consultations with stakeholders. The consultation process provides more information, allows stakeholders to ...

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Rob was a Featured Speaker at TRI Princeton’s “The Science Behind Hair Claims” Conference

Rob was a Featured Speaker at TRI Princeton’s “The Science Behind Hair Claims” Conference

On May 16, 2017 Focal Point Research Inc.’s CEO Rob Ross-Fichtner gave two lectures at the famous hair science research Institute, TRI Princeton, located in Princeton New Jersey. TRI was ...

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Top 10 Cosmetic Notification Form Errors (and How to Avoid Them)

Top 10 Cosmetic Notification Form Errors (and How to Avoid Them)

All cosmetic products that are sold in Canada must be notified to Health Canada in compliance with the Cosmetic Regulations by submitting a Cosmetic Notification Form (CNF). A product is considered ...

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Batch vs. Continuous Manufacturing- Which One is Right for You?

Recent advances in manufacturing technology have encouraged many companies to make the switch from batch to continuous manufacturing. The transition has huge potential in the pharmaceutical industry. How do you ...

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March for Cosmetic Science: Why Consumer Perceptions Need to Stop Influencing Ingredient Restrictions- Our View

March for Cosmetic Science: Why Consumer Perceptions Need to Stop Influencing Ingredient Restrictions- Our View

In April, hundreds of thousands of people around the globe took part in over 600 rallies that were part of the “March for Science”. While the demonstrations specifically targeted issues ...

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CVS Corporate Restructuring Brings Changes for Dietary Supplements Suppliers

CVS Corporate Restructuring Brings Changes for Dietary Supplements Suppliers

CVS Pharmacy recently announced a major restructuring of its stores and product offerings, with an emphasis on dietary supplements and cosmetics. CVS owns and operates over 9,700 pharmacies across the ...

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Why Pharmacovigilance Is Needed for Cosmetics- Our View

Why Pharmacovigilance Is Needed for Cosmetics- Our View

Drug products go through extensive review before approval by Health Canada and the US FDA. However, the oversight by these regulators does not end there. Drug companies are obliged to ...

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