Global Regulatory Issues for the Cosmetics Industry

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William Andrew, Aug 11, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 232 pages
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Global Regulatory Issues for the Cosmetics Industry, Volume 1, emerged from the first annual Cosmetic Regulatory Forum organized by Health and Beauty America (HBA) in September 2006. It is the first of an annual book mini-series surveying issues in this critical and rapidly changing area. These changes affect the health, safety, and well-being of literally billions of consumers, their governments, and the corporations involved in the prodigious task of not only creating novel, effective and safe products, but also complying with regulations, that vary from country to country.
This book begins with a discussion of the risks assessment of cosmetic products. This is followed by separate chapters on the regulatory system in some of the major export markets of Canada and Australasia; the evolution and purpose of the EU's REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization of Chemicals); the issue of cosmetic toxicity; and regulatory requirements and warnings for cosmetic products. Subsequent chapters cover the challenges of global chemical compliance; the development of nanotechnology-based products and their potential impact on human health and the environment; and the various packaging regulations relating to colors and additives for products marketed in North America, the EU, and Asia.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Risk Assessment and Cosmetics
1
Chapter 2 Regulatory Developments in Canada Japan Australia China and India
21
Chapter 3 The REACH Regulation of the European Union
35
An Example of the New Paradigm in Global Product Regulation
49
Leveraging Local Knowledge to Drive Rapid Market Entry
55
Toxicity and Regulatory Requirements in the US
63
The Challenge of Global Chemical Compliance
71
Regulatory Requirements Biological Limitations
83
Necessary Oversight and Recommendations
117
Chapter 10 Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Global Colorant Regulations for Packaging
155
Index
165
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