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Avon will cease all its activities in France


The latest cosmetic news: Avon will cease all its activities in France - Amendment of the CLP regulation - The CSSC revises its Opinion on Methylene bis-benzotriazolyl tetramethylbutylphenol -"beautiful & well" short against cancer - AFNOR: 4 compendiums of environmental signage standards - L'Oréal acquires Nickel - Triman postponed for one year - Additional time to comment on CSSC nanos Opinions - Revlon acquires The Colomer Group

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October 17 - Avon to cease all operations in France According to information from BBC News Business, the French activities of the American brand Avon will cease at the end of this month. Only orders in progress will be honored and we still don't know if them independent resellers will be able refuel after end October. Present in France for about 50 years, Avon employs 120 people in Paris to manage the 11,000 representatives of the home sales network. - View information on the BBC News Business website

October 8 - Amendment of CLP Regulation Regulation 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Regulation) has just been amended by Regulation 944/2013, published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 3 October. Contents of this amendment: - an update of the lists of dangerous substances subject to harmonised classification and labelling contained in Annex VI to the Regulation, - the inclusion of the 5th revision of the United Nations Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) with regard to the precautionary statement P210 (to be affixed to aerosols), which becomes:'Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and any other source …

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