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Special Alert
03/08/2021 INCI Names for Hydrocarbons
02/23/2021 FR Notice: Policy for Testing Alcohol (Ethanol) and Isopropyl Alcohol for Methanol, Including during the Public Health Emergency (Covid-19); Guidance for Industry
02/12/2021 FDA: Policy for Temporary Compounding of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency
01/26/2021 FDA Takes Action to Place All Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers from Mexico on Import Alert to Help Prevent Entry of Violative and Potentially Dangerous Products into U.S., Protect U.S. Consumers
01/19/2021 FDA Guidance: Policy for Testing of Alcohol (Ethanol) and Isopropyl Alcohol for Methanol, Including During the Public Health Emergency (COVID-19)
01/12/2021 FDA Notice: Persons that Entered the OTC Market to Supply Hand Sanitizer During the COVID-19 Emergency are not Subject to the OTC Drug Monograph Facility Fee
11/23/2020 FDA Insight: Hand Hygiene During Covid-19
08/21/2020 FDA: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Drug and Biological Product Inspections During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Questions and Answers
08/17/2020 USP FAQs: Alcohol and Dehydrated Alcohol
08/17/2020 Updated USP Dehydrated Alcohol Monograph
08/17/2020 Updated USP Alcohol Monograph
08/10/2020 FDA Comments on Updates to Hand Sanitizer Guidance
08/10/2020 UPDATED GUIDANCE (updated August 7, 2020) FDA: Temporary Policy for Preparation of Certain Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Products During the Public Health Emergency (COVID-19) Guidance for Industry
08/10/2020 FDA Hand Sanitizer Page
07/27/2020 FDA Reiterates Warning About Dangerous Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Containing Methanol
07/23/2020 PCPC Launches Hand Sanitizer Ingredient Connection Program
07/10/2020 FDA Prepares for Resumption of Domestic Inspections with New Risk Assessment System
06/02/2020 FDA Statement: Action to Increase the Supply of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer
03/30/2020 EU: Guidance on the applicable legislation for leave-on hand cleansers and hand disinfectants
03/30/2020 IFRA: COVID-19 Resource Center
03/26/2020 Consumer and Hazardous Products Safety Directorate of Health Canada provides this clarification on the classification of hand sanitizers
03/26/2020 Health Canada alleviates confirmatory and identity testing requirements for certain low risk non-prescription drugs
03/20/2020 FDA: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Page
Special Issues
04/02/2021 Information Letter 1110: BMHCA SVHC Dossier Under Public Consultation
04/01/2021 EPA Extends Comment Period: Octahydro-tetramethyl-naphthalenyl-ethanone Chemical Category (OTNE)
03/26/2021 FDA: Fee Rates Under the OTC Monograph Drug User Fee Program for Fiscal Year 2021
03/19/2021 Proposition 65: Notice of Intent to List Perfluorooctanoic Acid as Known to the State to Cause Cancer
03/17/2021 Information Letter 1109: IFRA-IOFI SHE Committee Updated 2019-2020
03/16/2021 FDA: Proposed Collection Comment Request; Food and Cosmetic Export Certificate Application Process
03/08/2021 CIR Posts Notice to Proceed Without the Preparation of an SLR on Glyceryl Acrylates
03/05/2021 NTP Board of Scientific Counselors to Meet April 23, 2021
03/03/2021 Information Letter 1108: Expert Panel for Fragrance Safety Concluded 2(4H)-Benzofuranone, 5,6,7,7a-tetrahydro-3,6-dimethyl-(Mintlacone, CAS 13341-72-5) Not Safe for Use as Fragrance Ingredient
03/02/2021 FDA Import Alert: Detention Without Physical Examination Of Cosmetics That are Adulterated and/or Misbranded Due to Color Additive Violations
03/02/2021 Information Letter 1107: Clarifications Related to the Implementation of IFRA Standards and Categorization of Product Types in the 49th Amendment
03/01/2021 Measurement of Three VOCs During Use of Personal Care Products While Showering
02/19/2021 FDA Statement: Per and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Cosmetics
02/18/2021 EPA Air Plan Approval; California; Consumer Products Regulations; Correcting Amendment
02/17/2021 Draft NTP Technical Reports on Sodium Tungstate Dihydrate, Di-n-butyl Phthalate and Di(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate; Availability of Documents; Request for Comments; Notice of a Peer Review Meeting
02/09/2021 Biomonitoring California SGP Meeting, March 8, 2021, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
02/05/2021 Ingredient Issues of Ongoing Concern
02/05/2021 Information Letter 1106: IFRA-IOFI SHE Fact Sheet on Safe Handling of CMRs in Sensory Evaluation
02/05/2021 CIR Posts Scientific Literature Review on Glucosamine Ingredients
02/02/2021 CIR Posts Scientific Literature Review on Fatty Ethers
News and Reports
03/18/2021 157th Meeting, Expert Panel for Cosmetic th Ingredient Safety, March 11-12, 2021
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