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The Rose Sheet
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     ISSN (Print) 1530-1222
     Published by Informa plc Homepage  [13 journals]
  • Cosmetics Industry Vulnerable As Nagoya Protocol Enters Into Force
    • Abstract: Launching in October, the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing and related legislation emerging around the globe will focus regulatory scrutiny on companies researching and developing plants and other genetic resources for commercial applications. The cosmetics industry could be a ready target, an expert says, urging firms to assess their supply chains and ensure that necessary ABS agreements are in place.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:25:00 -040
  • Conducting Plant Material R&D' Nagoya Pact Requires ABS Due
    • Abstract: The Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing comes into force this fall, as will an EU regulation instituting checks to ensure that firms conducting R&D on genetic resources are compliant with ABS laws in provider countries. With other countries around the globe developing their own legislation under the international treaty, cosmetics firms large and small must exercise due diligence, assessing their ingredient use and supply chains to avoid penalties and reputational damage.
      PubDate: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:10:01 -040
  • Weekly Trademark Review Aug 12, 2014
    • Abstract: Class 3 (Cosmetics and Cleaning Preps) compiled by “The Rose Sheet” from Official Gazette of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Product Name Trademark No./ Serial No. Company Filed Date Published Class Nos.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:01:11 -040
  • Fast-Growing Glop & Glam To Cuddle With
           SoCozy In Children’s Hair Care
    • Abstract: While recent sales declines in children’s hair care speak to challenges in the segment, brands such as Glop & Glam have carved out successful niches – particularly in the salon channel. Newcomer SoCozy hopes to make a similar impression with its line of kids’ hair-care products with “a cool urban flair.”
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:52 -040
  • New Products In Brief: Hue For Every Man, New
           Colgate Mouthwash; Vita Coco
           Oil; More
    • Abstract: Luxury grooming line Hue For Every Man launches, aimed at the multicultural market; Colgate Total Lasting White Mouthwash debuts; Vita Coco expands into coconut oil for culinary and beauty purposes. More new products.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:47 -040
  • Anti-Aging Claims For Jidue Facial-Massage Device
           Unsupported – ERSP
    • Abstract: Audy Global Enterprises’ 30-subject study evaluating the Jidue Puffy Eye Treatment device was insufficient support for the firm’s “clinically proven” claims, as well as its general performance claims in the context of targeted broadcast and online advertising, according to ERSP.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:43 -040
  • Without User Fees, FDA’s Monograph Review Process Lacks Manpower
    • Abstract: FDA’s work on time-and-extent applications and monograph updates, unlike its work in evaluating NDAs for some OTC drugs and for Rx products, is not supported by user fees. The difference shows in the stalled process for approving new monograph ingredients, says the acting head of FDA’s OTC drugs office.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:32 -040
  • In Brief
    • Abstract: NRC Upholds Formaldehyde As Known Carcinogen The National Research Council has upheld the National Toxicology Program’s listing of formaldehyde as a known human carcinogen on its 12th Report on Carcinogens, according to an Aug. 7 release. NTP upgraded formaldehyde from “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen” to the “known human carcinogen” level on the ROC in 2011 ("NTP Determines Formaldehyde “Known Human Carcinogen” In New Report" — "The Rose Sheet," Jun. 20, 2011). NRC has reviewed that decision and “found that the listing is supported by sufficient evidence fro...
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:24 -040
  • N.Y. Sen. Gillibrand Seeks Federal Action On Personal-Care Microbeads
    • Abstract: A federal interagency task force should include microbeads and microplastics from personal-care products on its list of Great Lakes contaminants, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand asserts in a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. The move would generate more in-depth study of the ingredients and allow for “the development of proper remediation.”
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:13 -040
  • Dr. Bronner’s Draws FDA Warning For Coconut Oil Disease Claim
    • Abstract: According to FDA, Dr. Bronner’s Magic “All-One!” organic virgin coconut oil is an unapproved new drug based on a labeling claim indicating cholesterol benefits and, by extension, reduced coronary heart disease risk.
      PubDate: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:07 -040
  • FDA Studies Trace Element Content In Cosmetics; Guidance To Come'
    • Abstract: In a study recently published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science, FDA assessed levels of seven trace contaminants in 150 cosmetic products on the market. The agency says the survey will help it to “make appropriate decisions regarding elemental contaminants in cosmetics.”
      PubDate: Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:50:01 -040
  • L’Oreal’s Consumer Biz In Need Of A
           Revitalift; New Launches Previewed
    • Abstract: L’Oreal CEO Jean-Paul Agon cites L’Oreal Paris innovations among launches expected to help jumpstart its Consumer Products division in the second half of the year. New offerings include Revitalift Laser Night and a forthcoming product introduction he expects to be “as innovative, as powerful and strong as Revitalift Laser.”
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:31 -040
  • P&G Portfolio Reduction Provides Answers, Raises Questions –
    • Abstract: Which brands P&G chooses to divest, what valuation they will command and whether shedding roughly $1 billion in brands from an $80 billion portfolio is sufficient for the firm’s needs are among questions raised by UBS analyst Stephen Powers in an Aug. 4 note following the firm’s restructuring announcement.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:16 -040
  • Weekly Trademark Review Aug 5, 2014
    • Abstract: Class 3 (Cosmetics and Cleaning Preps) compiled by “The Rose Sheet” from Official Gazette of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Product Name Trademark No./ Serial No. Company Filed Date Published Class Nos.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:09 -040
  • Colgate Wields Enamel Health To Gain Toothpaste
           Market Share
    • Abstract: The launch marks the only enamel-centered toothpaste in Colgate’s U.S. portfolio. The firm says 54% of consumers are concerned about weakened tooth enamel.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:01 -040
  • FDA Advances Work On Chemical-Hazard Early-Detection Program
    • Abstract: In a recent contract solicitation announcement, FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition offers insight into its developing “early warning” system for potential chemical hazards in cosmetics, dietary supplements and foods. The agency seeks a contractor with expertise to mine data and identify potential risks based on hazard “signals” across a spectrum of information sources.
      PubDate: Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -040
  • Banned Substances May Be Sticking Point In TTIP Cosmetics Negotiations
    • Abstract: Divergent regulatory approaches in the U.S. and EU and the jurisdictions’ dramatically lopsided lists of banned cosmetic substances have complicated negotiations on potential regulatory alignments in the cosmetics sector under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Talks continue to explore “if a substance has been approved in the European Union following a risk assessment, it can be taken into account by the U.S. regulators,” EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero said.
      PubDate: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:15:01 -040
  • FDA Warning On Data Integrity: “Sometimes Lawyers Become Too Clever
           For Their Own Good”
    • Abstract: How companies handle manufacturing troubles may be more important to the agency than that they happen, top FDA officials indicate, warning that a damaged relationship can affect all of a firm’s interactions with FDA.
      PubDate: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:50:01 -040
  • Avon To Integrate “Social Selling” In Direct-Sales Model With
           New Website
    • Abstract: Avon’s fiscal 2014 second quarter was “another tough one” for the firm, with revenue declining 13% on a reported basis and active representatives down 6%. To better engage and reward sales representatives and breathe new life its U.S. business, Avon plans to launch an overhauled e-commerce site in September, according to CEO Sheri McCoy, who said “social selling” is key to the company’s future.
      PubDate: Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:55:02 -040
  • P&G To Cut Portfolio In Half, Refocus On Core In Simplification
    • Abstract: P&G will divest or discontinue half its brands and focus on lines that account for 90% of its total sales. According to CEO Lafley, the streamlining effort will result in a portfolio offering “consumer-preferred and customer-supported” products.
      PubDate: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:15:01 -040
  • Sales & Earnings In Brief: Revlon, Reckitt, Kao Report At
           Half-Year Mark
    • Abstract: Revlon remains optimistic that investments in its Almay brand will deliver, despite the brand’s struggling performance in the second quarter. More financial news in brief.
      PubDate: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:01:08 -040
  • Weekly Trademark Review Jul 29, 2014
    • Abstract: Class 3 (Cosmetics and Cleaning Preps) compiled by “The Rose Sheet” from Official Gazette of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Product Name Trademark No./ Serial No. Company Filed Date Published Class Nos.
      PubDate: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:56 -040
  • New Products In Brief
    • Abstract: Bethany Mota, backed by more than 6 million subscribers to her YouTube channel Macbarie07, launches her first signature fragrance through partner retailer Aeropostale. More new products in brief.
      PubDate: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:41 -040
  • New Beauty-Tool Category' Color Me Automatic
           Foundation Applicator Debuts
    • Abstract: Color Me foundation and powder application tool has launched in 250 Ulta stores, giving women the means to achieve professional-grade coverage at home, according to the company. The battery-operated tool, which cuts application time in half, will transform the makeup market, according to the company’s founders.
      PubDate: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:38 -040
  • Fiore Rx Antifungal Nail Lacquer Claims Clipped At
           NAD After Avoiding FTC
    • Abstract: NAD welcomes Fiore RX back to the self-regulatory process one year after referring its Fiore Rx Antifungal Nail Lacquer claims to FTC due to the company’s unresponsiveness. The review does not go favorably for the firm, which must discontinue or modify all 22 claims targeted by NAD in its inquiry for lack of substantiating evidence.
      PubDate: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:32 -040
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