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Innovation and compliance converge on UL’s Prospector

UL’s Prospector can be accessed from a computer or a mobile phone It is crucial for formulators to remain abreast of global regulatory changes. The latest developments on Prospector, the materials and ingredients search engine from UL, provide the personal care industry with an overview of global regulatory information.

Setting the quality standards

Designing a quality system for cosmetics manufacturingA quality system is crucial in the manufacturing of cosmetics to maximise product quality outcomes and maintain compliance, be it with local or international regulations. The essence of this is outlined in a white paper by John Garvey, CEO of Compliance Architects.

Rotoflex Security Series brings advancements in stringent label inspection

Rotoflex Security Series VSI with optional waste wind-up and top/bottom inkjet printing moduleRotoflex has released the new Security Series for stringent label inspection and finishing. The fully integrated modules seamlessly integrate into the Rotoflex VSI, HSI and VLI product lines, either as a new equipment option or as a retrofit to existing installations.

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Understanding the EU Cosmetics Regulation and attaining compliance

Understanding the updated EU Cosmetics RegulationIt has been almost three years since the EU Cosmetics Regulation was put in force across Europe, replacing the preceding EU Cosmetics Directive. It is evident that it has become a real challenge for the cosmetics industry - even global brand leaders - to meet the robust regulatory requirements of the regulations. Even now, we are witnessing many providers of cosmetics products supplying products that do not fulfil all of the robust regulatory requirements of the cosmetic regulation.

Your waste, your responsibility

Belinda Berry with Janine Wilson, the chair of the seminar committee at Coschem

Coschem held a lecture evening on 22 July 2015 on the topic of Hazardous waste management in South Africa. The talk outlined the steps cosmetics manufacturers should take to ensure they comply with legislation surrounding the responsible management of their waste streams.

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