FDA launches Cosmetics Direct portal for MoCRA registration

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched Cosmetics Direct, an electronic submission portal for registration and listing of cosmetic product facilities and products as mandated by the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA).

Innospec snaps up Brazilian speciality chemicals company

Innospec has acquired QGP Química Gera (QGP), a speciality chemicals company located near Sao Paulo in Brazil.

Azelis makes double swoop with Colombia, Turkey acquisitions

Personal care ingredient distributor Azelis has acquired two competitors, Localpack of Colombia and Oktrade in Turkey.

Kumar Organic Products inaugurates cell biology lab in Bangalore

Kumar Organic Products has inaugurated a cell biology lab at the Indian personal care ingredient maker’s research centre in Bangalore.

P2 Science appoints Oihana Elizalde chief executive

​US functional ingredients maker P2 Science has appointed Oihana Elizalde as chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Solvay to build carbon-neutral soda ash plant in Saudi Arabia

Solvay has revealed plans to build the world’s first carbon-neutral soda ash production facility in Neom, Saudi Arabia.

Unilever appointed official personal care sponsor of Euro 2024

Beauty giant Unilever has been appointed by UEFA as the official personal care sponsor of the 2024 football European Championships.

Katonah Chemical’s John Carola named NYSCC chair-elect

Katonah Chemical’s personal care business development manager John Carola has been named as chair-elect of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC).

Shiseido launches early-stage investment venture fund

Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido has launched Shiseido Long Term Investments for the Future (LIFT) Ventures, a vehicle for investing in innovative early-stage companies within the beauty wellness space.

European prestige beauty sales notch strong growth – Circana

Prestige beauty sales in Europe held up strongly in the first nine months of 2023 despite a difficult economic context and inflation, according to market research outfit Circana.

Shiseido opens talent development facility in Tokyo

Japanese beauty giant Shiseido has opened a talent development facility in Tokyo to nurture the next generation of company leaders.

PCHi 2024 key show features revealed

The organiser of Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) has revealed details about the key features at next year’s trade show in Shanghai, China.

L'Oréal acquires Danish microbiome research firm Lactobio

L’Oréal has acquired Lactobio, a Dabish probiotic and microbiome research company based in Copenhagen.

UK academics, Boots secure inclusive skincare research funding

The University of Manchester (UoM), Boots and No7 Beauty Company in the UK have secured multi-million-pound funding for an inclusive dermatology research programme.

‘Hangover Beauty’ tipped to be top trend in 2024 – WGSN

‘Hangover Beauty’ is tipped to be a top personal care trend in 2024 according to a report by British forecasting outfit WGSN.

Cosmetics Europe pushes button on ingredients app

Cosmetics Europe has launched the COSMILE Europe app, which gives access to detailed information on around 30,000 ingredients used in cosmetics.

EU court orders Symrise to animal-test sunscreen ingredients

Symrise has lost an appeal against a European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) decision that requires the German manufacturer to test sunscreen ingredients on animals.

Cosmetics Cluster UK to host Middle East webinar

Cosmetics Cluster UK (CCUK) is to host a webinar on 12 December about how to sell cosmetics in the growing Middle East market.

Dow reveals Asian beauty influencer engagement initiative

Dow has kicked off its first ever beauty influencer marketing initiative in Thailand as it seeks to transform customer engagement in the southeast Asian nation and beyond.

Croda Singapore expands pastille-format manufacturing capacity

Croda International has inaugurated a speciality chemicals manufacturing facility at its Seraya site, on Jurong Island, Singapore.

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