Category: Regulatory Compliance


LOLI (List of Lists) provides regulatory lists for 115 countries including environmental, health and safety, international, inventories, and reference materials necessary for Safety Data Sheet as well as country specific cosmetics regulations and IFRA.The ProductVision LOLI ... Read More
March 30, 2020Jonathan Martin


Following several amendments and final consultation, The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) have now published the 49th Amendment with effect from January 10, 2020.The 49th Amendment introduces the revised methodology of Quantitive Risk Assessment ... Read More
January 9, 2020Jonathan Martin


Annex VIII to the CLP regulations (EU “flavor” of GHS) was adopted in March 2017 (and amended in October 2019) to require companies that market products in the EU to submit hazard information about their products in a new, structured XML format. The compliance dates vary depending upon ... Read More
December 30, 2019Jonathan Martin


Both the California Senate Bill 258 (SB 258) Cleaning Products Right to Know Act of 2017 and The New York Guidance Household Cleansing Product Information Disclosure Program, have been instituted to provide consumers with information regarding ingredients in ... Read More
September 24, 2019Jonathan Martin


On August 9. 2019 Illinois became the third state to prohibit the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals.The ban states. “Notwithstanding any other law, it is unlawful for a manufacturer ... Read More
August 16, 2019Jonathan Martin


In 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced new guidelines for the Nutrition Facts labels.  Several changes were made such as the reporting of added sugars and reporting based upon the container size and “reference amounts customarily consumed”, or ... Read More
October 9, 2018Jonathan Martin


The California Proposition 65 regulations grew out of a desire to inform the people of California of hazardous substances in products that they consume or come in contact with.   This was enacted in 1986 as the Safe Water and Toxic Enforcement ... Read More
September 6, 2018Jonathan Martin


The UN GHS regulations are a great step forward in providing a universal system for assessing and communicating hazards of substances and mixtures, but it does not provide perfect harmonization for several reasons, including:Differing implementations of the GHS regulation Implementations of different revisions of the GHS standard... Read More
January 16, 2018Ray Cook


Early on (in the 60’s and maybe even before), many countries and companies realized the need for a consistent way of communicating the hazards associated with their products.   These hazards may include physical hazards, such as flammability, explosivity, and corrosivity, health hazards, such as acute and chronic toxicity, carcinogenicity, and ... Read More
January 5, 2018Ray Cook


GHS provides a consistent way to determine the hazards of substances and mixtures (preparations) and a standardized presentation of these hazards.  The outcome of a GHS hazard determination may include:GHS Hazard Statements and hazard Classes and Categories GHS Precautionary Statements GHS ... Read More
November 21, 2017Jonathan Martin