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Cosmetic short news - Nanos: the FDA Guidance

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Latest cosmetics news in brief - Nanos: the FDA Guidance - Avon to cut 600 jobs - L'Oreal to acquire NYX Cosmetics brand - Reach: Candidate list updated with four new SVHCs - Illinois bans plastic microbeads - China: 2nd version of the inventory of existing ingredients - Minnesota bans Triclosan - China announces the end of mandatory animal testing…

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June, 30 - Nanos: the FDA Guidance
FDA publishes a safety of nanomaterials in cosmetic products guidance. FDA recommends that safety assessments for cosmetic products containing nanomaterials addresses a number of factors including physicochemical characteristics, agglomeration and size distribution in the final product, potential routes of exposure to the nanomaterials, dosimetry for in vitro and in vivo toxicology studies, in vitro and in vivo toxicological data on nanomaterial ingredients and their impurities, dermal penetration, potential inhalation, irritation (skin and eye) and sensitization studies, mutagenicity/genotoxicity studies. The guidance invites manufacturers to consult the FDA on safety assessment issues.
• Voir the Guidance for Industry: Safety of Nanomaterials in Cosmetic Products on the FDA website.

June, 25 - Avon to cut 600 jobs
Cosmetics maker Avon said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company tries to return to profit. The job cuts and other restructuring efforts are expected to result in annual savings of about $50 million to $55 million.

June, 19 - L'Oreal to acquire NYX Cosmetics brand
French cosmetics L'Oréal group agreed to acquire NYX Cosmetics for an undisclosed price tag. " NYX is a dynamic company that has done a tremendous …

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