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Eurofins | Newsflash - October 2018 | Cosmetics

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Friday, October 19, 2018

China

 

Opening of a new cosmetics clinical laboratory in Guangzhou, China

Opening of a new cosmetics clinical laboratory in Guangzhou, China

The Consumer Products Testing (CPT) division of Eurofins Scientific is proud to announce the opening of a new cosmetics clinical testing laboratory in Guangzhou.

Our brand new and ultramodern Eurofins Cosmetics Clinical Centre in Guangzhou is fully equipped and offers a broad range of clinical testing services, including cosmetics safety, efficacy studies and consumer research.  

 

Eurofins Consumer Product Testing (Guangzhou) Co. Ltd. offers:

  • Size of lab: 650m2
  • Competences:
    • 15 Highly skilled and experienced technical team with in-depth understanding of local Asian markets
    • Technical support directly from our top-tier cosmetics laboratories in France and other international locations
    • Lab testing under controlled environment
    • High-end equipment
  • Services:
    • Clinical studies
      • Efficacy testing
      • Safety testing
    • Consumer Research Studies

In-vitro studies for hair care products.

 

Europe

 

Recent SCCS Opinions on Cosmetics

 

Following some recent Opinions of Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS):
 
Request for a scientific Opinion on:
 

 
Final opinion cosmetic ingredients:

 
Preliminary opinions open for comments:
 

 

Note: Open for comments until 14 November 2018.

 

US

 

California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act approbation

California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act approbation

On 31st August 2018, the California State Assembly approved Senate Bill 1249  against animal testing for cosmetics.

After 1st January 2020, no animal test could be used to develop cosmetic products in US or imported.

Now the bill has been sent to Governor Jerry Brown for being signed. 

 

Canada

 

Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist update

Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist update

In September 2018, the Government of Canada updated the Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist.

In this update the following item has been added:
 
Cannabis was added to the list of prohibited substances as result of the coming into force of the Cannabis Act

 

China

 

CFDA proposed public consultation regarding Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics

 

On September 7th 2018, China Drug Administration issued a public consultation on the Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics.
 
The public consultation will last for 1 month, until 10th October 2018.
 
The complete notification can be found here (in Chinese).