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Feb. 25, 2020 | European Commission

ECHA: Companies need to provide more data on nanoforms pro

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has so far received a low number of registration dossiers for nanomaterials. By 1 January 2020, it has received only 95 unique submissions for 36 substances covering nanoforms according to the updated REACH requirements - 10 % of what the Agency expected. ECHA reminds companies that without a valid registration, nanomaterials that fall within the scope of REACH are currently illegally on the market.

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Feb. 25, 2020 | Cosmetics news

The 2020 Cosmétagora formulas (6) pro

January always marks the holding of the Cosmétagora show, organized by the SFC (French Society of Cosmetology). This year, the Espace Champerret vibrated to the rhythm of cosmetic novelties. The 2020 edition put the Millenials in the spotlight. On the programme: natural products, minimalist formulas and selfie-ready cosmetics.

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Feb. 25, 2020 | European Commission

ECHA: Companies need to provide more data on nanoforms pro

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has so far received a low number of registration dossiers for nanomaterials. By 1 January 2020, it has received only 95 unique submissions for 36 substances covering nanoforms according to the updated REACH requirements - 10 % of what the Agency expected. ECHA reminds companies that without a valid registration, nanomaterials that fall within the scope of REACH are currently illegally on the market.

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Ingredients

Dec. 31, 2019

Cyclotetrasiloxane

Substance

• Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4)

Profil

• Persistant, Bioaccumulable and Toxique
• Suspected to be Toxic to Reproduction
• Listed in Annex VI of the CLP Regulation for beeing suspected of damaging fertility and its potentiel to cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life
• Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance ...

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Feb. 12, 2020 | Cosmetic trends

Packaging: the golden path of ecodesign pro

Plastic, the enemy of modern times, has invaded land and sea. Stopping its proliferation is more than necessary because of the environmental damage caused. Today, the cosmetics industry is engaged in a process of sustainable development in order to limit its impact on the planet. One of the main lines of thought is to create packaging that is more respectful of nature and can be recycled well. Here’s a brief look at the latest innovations in this area.

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Focus on French Launches See all articles

Feb. 20, 2020 | Focus on French Launches

Remarkable eye shadows…

Innovations in this field are quite rare, but for this spring, they abound! Liquid eyeshadow and burgundy red are the obvious choice, ultra-pigmented colours and glitter are no longer reserved for festive evenings, while “transformist” eyeshadows are making their appearance. The eye breaks free from the shackles, enjoys the codes and puts on a show!

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They are the cosmetics See all articles

Feb. 19, 2020 | They are the cosmetics

Camille Kriebitzsch, investor pro

In order to start your business, you have to meet several criteria: you need to have the right idea and the funds to start your business… and often that’s where the problem lies. While it is always possible to be accompanied by a bank, many beauty entrepreneurs decide to turn to private investment funds. Camille Kriebitzsch, co-founder of Eutopia, helps players in the cosmetics industry to grow and sustain their companies. She confided to CosmetiOBS on her investor job.

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Dossiers See all articles

Jan. 21, 2020 | Dossiers

Microplastics: the dossier pro

They are part of the long list of controversial cosmetic ingredients… Polymers, microbeads, and, by extension, all microplastics are in danger of being banned, or severely restricted, in cosmetic products. And it is not the risk they would pose to health (as covered by the Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009) that puts them at risk, but their potential to harm the environment (notably under the REACH Regulation) when they are released into the wastewater circuit, and ultimately into natural aquatic environments. Which ones are concerned? Within what timeframe? From the first alerts to eviction strategies and regulatory evolutions towards restrictions, CosmeticOBS gathers in this dossier all its articles to understand and anticipate the anti-plastic wave, which is sweeping over formulas as well as ...

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Cosmetics glossary See all articles

Jan. 13, 2020 | Cosmetics glossary

IFRA

Founded in Geneva in 1973, IFRA is the International Fragrance Association, the official international body representing the fragrance industry. Its main goal is to ensure the safety of fragrance raw materials for health and the environment through a dedicated scientific program.

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