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China Compliance: Cosmetic Products

By Erik Shao This article provides an overview of the main Chinese regulatory requirements on cosmetic products, and has been designed to help you to comply...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

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Influences on Product Development

By Gabriele Dadalt Souto The road map leading to a new product in the cosmetic industry can vary from a short and straight line to...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

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Hawaii Bans Two Chemicals Used in Sunscreen

By Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP On July 6th 2018, Hawaii’s Governor David Ige signed the bill SB2571 into law, banning the sale, offer of sale, or...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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Taiwan MOL Stipulates the Second Phase Designated Priority Management Chemicals

By Xunyao Fu, PhD. On December 27, 2018, the Taiwan Ministry of Labor (MOL) published OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Order No.10702056381 to stipulate...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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US PHMSA Issues Notice of Enforcement Policy Regarding International Standards

By Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow On December 18, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued a Notice of Enforcement Policy Regarding...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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Quickly Respond to Sales Leads

Increasing lead volumes, caused by business expansion or organic growth, can create challenges in operationalizing lead follow-up.  Learn how Down Under uses Prospector’s CRM Integration...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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Understanding REACH: A Primer

By Alexis Sumner In December 2006, the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) implemented the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and restriction of CHemicals (REACH), EU Regulation No 1907/2006....

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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REACH Restriction For The Use Of Phthalates In Articles Is Updated

By Eleanor Grimes, PhD A recent REACH amendment has updated Entry 51 to cover a wider range of phthalates and articles. This amendment – which...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

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California’s OEHHA To List PCBTF as Prop 65 Carcinogen

By Chelsea Lane Proposition 65 requires the state of California to maintain and update a list of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

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Philippines Publishes Draft Regulation on Chemical Control Order for Cadmium and Cadmium Compounds

by Thuy Dang The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have recently published a draft DENR Administrative Order (DAO) to provide details on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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REACH Amendment To Include Extended Coverage for Nanomaterials

by Eleanor Grimes, PhD Nanomaterials have many uses, for example as catalysts, in electronics, and in biomedicine, as their specific form allows them to function...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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EU REACH – Upcoming Deadline for SVHC in Articles Notifications

by Rebecca Pickering, PhD On 27 June 2018, ten Substances Of Very High Concern (SVHCs) were added to the European Union’s Candidate List for Authorisation....

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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EU REF-5 Enforcement Project Urges Companies To Improve Chemical Safety Information

By Caroline Miller, CIH, CSP In January 2017, The European Chemicals Agency’s (ECHA’s) Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement commenced the fifth EU-wide Forum...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

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Value Proposition and Positioning: A Refresher

By Gabriele Dadalt Souto Like most markets, the cosmetics market is an ever-changing space that needs to be constantly evaluated so we are sure not...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

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U.S. DOT Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking HM-215O

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow. On November 27, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

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U.S. PHMSA Issues Final Rule Providing Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow. On November 27, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued RIN 2105-AE70, which is a final...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

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U.S. EPA Releases First Draft Risk Evaluation under Amended TSCA

By John J. Kowalski, CHMM The 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) established a new process for the prioritization, risk evaluation, and risk...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

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Taiwan Publishes Amendment to Regulations for the Labelling and Hazard Communication of Hazardous Chemicals

by Xunyao Fu, PhD On November 9, 2018, the Taiwan Ministry of Labor (MOL) published an amendment to the Regulations for the Labelling and Hazard...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

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Grow Your Business with Connect

UL’s lead generation tool, Connect, helps you identify when qualified buyers are viewing your products on ULProspector.com in real time. Hundreds of thousands of chemical...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

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Taiwan EPA Drafts Amendment to Guidelines on Regulated Toxic Chemical Substances & the Management of Their Handling

by Xunyao Fu, PhD On November 2, 2018, the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan (EPA) drafted an amendment to the Guidelines on Regulated Toxic...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

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Japan to Add Four New Substances to Deleterious Substances List

by Yuko Howell On October 31, 2018, Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) announced that it will amend the Cabinet Order on the...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

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US Department of Transportation Provides Update on HM-219A Miscellaneous Petitions for Rulemaking

by Steve Schulte, CHMM, CPP, Fellow On November 7, 2018, the Office of Pipeline Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) issued HM-219A, a final rule addressing miscellaneous...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

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Build Brand Awareness and Successfully Promote New Products

Build Brand Awareness with Prospector: Online marketing today is competitive and is all about consistent marketing efforts to make sure your brand image or name...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

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Pesticide Products within the Personal Care Industry: Regulatory Requirements

By Dee Wilson Personal Insect Repellents Elevated concern over insect-borne illnesses has led to an increased demand for personal insect repellents. These products are available...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

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