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Acetone and hydrogen peroxide are thought to have been used in the recent Brussels terrorist attacks

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Retailers boycott Reckitt Benckiser over steriliser deaths

South Korea’s Lotte Mart, Coupang and Ticketmonster are bypassing UK company

Regulatory | Asia | Retail | Cosmetics Business News

L’Oréal loses court case over Vichy Idéalia trademark

EU General Court rejects L’Oréal’s claims saying Idéalia mark is too similar to Theralab’s Idealina

Europe | Regulatory | Skin Care | Cosmetics Business News

Kiehl’s recognised as ‘brand to trust’ with Butterfly Mark

Premium natural skin care brand awarded the Butterfly Mark by Positive Luxury

Europe | Regulatory | Skin Care | Cosmetics Business News

Eastern European personal care shrugs off stagnation

The market is cautiously upbeat after more optimistic data

Europe | Regulatory | Body Care | Colour Cosmetics | Hair Care | Skin Care | SPC

Johnson & Johnson to appeal second ruling on talc

Missouri court orders $55m payout to ovarian cancer patient following decades of talc use

North America | Regulatory | Cosmetics Business News

Alibaba Group joins AntiCounterfeiting Coalition

Chinese online marketplace is the first e-commerce company to join IACC

Regulatory | Asia | Cosmetics Business News

Japan relaxes cosmetics controls

European companies welcome Japan’s abolition of import notifications on cosmetics and quasi-drugs

Regulatory | Asia | SPC

Regulators debate controls for 3D printed skin

L’Oréal's new R&D partnership to develop 3D printed skin tissues raises issues

Regulatory | SPC

Will China's tough new ad laws impact beauty?

China has updated its law to tackle misleading claims, particularly those online

Regulatory | Asia | SPC

EU-ToxRisk project to assess chemical safety gets underway

New research project will develop non-animal chemical safety tests for cosmetics

Regulatory | SPC

FHI CEO applauds outcome of “outrageous” lawsuit

Farouk Systems accused of filing case in attempt to “harass” FHI Brands

North America | Regulatory | Hair Care | Cosmetics Business News

Oriflame gets "unannounced" visit from authorities

Swedish direct seller says it is seeking the reason behind the visits in Russia

Europe | Regulatory | Colour Cosmetics | Cosmetics Business News