Tuesday, January 14, 2014Sector

Brief cosmetics: A standard for the carbon footprint of products

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The latest cosmetic news: A standard to assess the carbon footprint of products - Revlon, Garnier… these brands leaving China - ECHA adds 7 SVHC to the candidate list - ECHA : 2 new simplified guides for REACH - ANSM: new inspection report format - VKM : Retinol irritant from 0.075 % - CLP guidelines - L'Oréal stops CCB - ANSM makes it easier to report independent effectssirables - Amendment to CLP regulation - CSSC revises its Opinion on Methylene bis-benzotriazolyl tetramethylbutylphenol - "belle & bien" court contre le cancer - AFNOR : 4 compendiums of environmental signage standards…

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January 14 - A standard to assess the carbon footprint of products An international technical specification to quantify the greenhouse gas impacts of products on the environment has just been included as an experimental technical specification, XP ISO/TS 14067, in the collection of French normative documents. In order to identify environmental impacts, particularly greenhouse gases, an assessment can be carried out during the product's life cycle. The XP ISO/TS 14067 experimental standard provides a methodology for quantifying the carbon footprint. It indicates the purpose of the procedure, its scope, the life cycle impact assessment and how to prepare a communication to inform the consumer. - View this standard (109.01 € HT) on the AFNOR website .

January 10 - Revlon, Garnier… these brands leaving China After Revlon last week, it's L'Oréal's turn to announce the end of Garnier in China. Reason: the brand did not succeed in penetrating the Chinese market, and the group specifies that it has chosen"to focus its efforts on market-leading brands: L'Oréal Paris, number one in the beauty market, and Maybelline New York, number one in make-up in China. On his side, Revlon will cease all operations in this country, which represents only about 2% of …

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