Microplastics – Sources, Risk and Regulation

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Microplastics – Sources, Risk and Regulation

November 30th, 2016

The presence of microplastics and microbeads[1] in the aquatic (freshwater and marine) environment has been a focus of much public debate over recent years, at both European and world-wide levels. Regulators have been considering what actions are necessary to reduce microplastics in the environment. Meanwhile,... read more »

Cosmetics Compliance Summit, London, 14-16 Oct

September 30th, 2014

The Cosmetic Compliance Summit 2014 is due to take place in London in mid-October, following on from the launch of this event last year. The summit aims to provide clarification to key issues surrounding the EU Cosmetics Regulation, informing those involved in the cosmetics... read more »

New EU Cosmetics Regulation

August 13th, 2013

11 July 2013 saw the full implementation of the new EU Cosmetics Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009), which replaces the Cosmetics Directive (76/768/EEC).  The Regulation specifically allowed the old Cosmetics Directive to be used up to this date. There are no transition provisions and the Regulations... read more »