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Feb. 19, 2020 | Cosmetic regulations

CLP's 14th ATP: TiO2 officially classified as Carcinogen 2 pro

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/217, adopted on 4 October 2019, has just been published on 18 February 2020. It is the 14th ATP (Adaptation to technical and scientific progress) of the CLP Regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances). It covers a total of six ingredients that can be used in cosmetic products, including titanium dioxide, which therefore officially becomes a carcinogen category 2 by inhalation.

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Feb. 18, 2020 | Congress reports

Plastics in the oceans: what solutions? pro

Pollution of the marine ecosystem is one of the major environmental concerns of this century. Every year, millions of tonnes of plastic end up in the seas and destroy their fauna and flora. On the occasion of the ADF PCD exhibition held in Paris on 29 and 30 January, Gérald Martines, founder of the company In Signes, explained how brands and packaging manufacturers can improve the profile of their plastic packaging… and thereby be less harmful.

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Feb. 19, 2020 | Cosmetic regulations

CLP's 14th ATP: TiO2 officially classified as Carcinogen 2 pro

Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/217, adopted on 4 October 2019, has just been published on 18 February 2020. It is the 14th ATP (Adaptation to technical and scientific progress) of the CLP Regulation (Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances). It covers a total of six ingredients that can be used in cosmetic products, including titanium dioxide, which therefore officially becomes a carcinogen category 2 by inhalation.

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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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Feb. 13, 2020 | Focus on French Launches

Solid shampoo takes over the supermarkets

Of course it’s the product that’s good right now. As economical as it is ecological, it has all the advantages of clean beauty and applications! The good news is that it is becoming more and more popular and is going to the supermarkets and hypermarkets.

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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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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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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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