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2012-09-12 23:04:18

Clinical studies have shown that what is applied topically to the skin is absorbed into the bloodstream. Skin is our largest organ, so safe skin care products are extremely important.

FDA Guidelines Address Nanotechnology Use In Food, Cosmetics
2012-04-22 04:21:31

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a pair of draft guidelines Friday addressing the possible use of nanotechnology -- tiny engineered materials that are too minute to be seen under a microscope -- by manufacturers in the food and cosmetic industries.

2011-10-31 16:46:30

The lack of readily available information about cosmetic ingredients may cause patients with celiac disease who use lip, facial or body products to unknowingly expose themselves to gluten -- an ingredient they need to avoid.

2011-03-09 15:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BACKGROUND: On March 4, 2011, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel, an independent, non-profit body of scientific and medical experts that assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in the U.S., reached a tentative conclusion on the safety of formaldehyde and methylene glycol as they are used in cosmetics and in "professional use only" hair straightening and smoothing products.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.