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15 March 2023 - 16:15, by , in Cosmetics, News, Comments off
We’ve put together a list of cosmetic ingredients scheduled to be banned in the EU in 2023. Do you have cosmetics that contain any of these ingredients? Cross check your formulations against this list to identify cosmetics to be reformulated. Search the list by chemical name, CAS or EC number. Draft laws The list of...
8 February 2023 - 11:01, by , in CBD, News, Comments off
The EU regulatory body for CBD foods – the EFSA – has halted CBD novel food applications until further data can be collected to establish their safety. After a review of 19 CBD novel food applications, the authority found significant data deficiencies relating to effects of CBD on the endocrine and reproductive system, among other...
23 January 2023 - 10:15, by , in Cosmetics, News, Comments off
On review of ingredients, important changes to Annexes of the UK Cosmetics Regulation are expected in 2023. The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) announced last year some cosmetic ingredients face a complete ban while others attract new restrictions. Let’s look into what those upcoming changes are. How did these changes come about? The...
10 January 2023 - 20:17, by , in E-liquid & E-cigarette, News, Comments off
The Dutch agency is another in a string of EU agencies to ban the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes. Flavours are key in attracting smokers to quit combustable cigarettes. Over the years, a wide variety of flavours have successfully enticed long time smokers to switch to the safer alternative. New research into youth vaping Citing new...
17 November 2022 - 10:18, by , in News, Comments off
Let’s be honest: Europe loves regulation. Arguably, the most regulated territory in the world. While these rules and processes can bring benefits to the citizens of this diverse and culturally rich continent – one that I love – it’s important to note that they do come with a cost. In my view, we desperately need...