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Sep 03, 2013, 14:53 ET
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New Online Survey Conducted by Harris Interactive Shows Many Americans Uninformed About Anti-Aging and Year-Round Sun Protection

Nearly 40 percent say sunscreen is used mainly onsunny days  As children return to school and memories of summer vacations fade, a new...

May 20, 2013, 00:01 ET

Statement by Farah Ahmed, Chair, Personal Care Products Council Sunscreen Committee, In Response to the Environmental Working Group's 2013 Sunscreen Report

"In a matter of days, Americans will begin the official start of the summer season by celebrating Memorial Day at beaches, pools and parks....

May 02, 2013, 00:01 ET

Statement by Linda Loretz, PhD Chief Toxicologist for the Personal Care Products Council Reaffirming the Safety of Lip Products

 "A May 2013 report titled, Concentrations and Potential Health Risks of Metals in Lip Products from the University of California at Berkeley...

Apr 19, 2012, 11:00 ET

Nation's Cosmetic Companies Call for Enhanced FDA Role in Ensuring Safety of Personal Care Products

The nation's cosmetic industry announced today its support for groundbreaking legislation to strengthen and modernize regulatory oversight of the...

Mar 08, 2012, 07:30 ET

Personal Care Products Council Reaffirms Safety of Cosmetics, Says Silent Spring Study Flawed and Not Reflective of Sound Science

 The Personal Care Products Council said a study by the Silent Spring Institute that claims to have found "harmful chemicals" in a wide range...

Mar 07, 2012, 10:58 ET

Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel Reaffirms the Safety of Parabens Used in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

 The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR), an independent panel of scientific and medical experts, reaffirmed this week at their public meeting...

Jun 14, 2011, 15:51 ET

Council Response to Release of Final FDA Sunscreen Monograph

STATEMENT BY FARAH AHMED CHAIR, SUNSCREEN TASK FORCE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS COUNCIL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today...

Mar 09, 2011, 16:11 ET
Jan 27, 2011, 17:03 ET

Statement by Jay Ansell, Vice President, Cosmetics Program, Personal Care Products Council, on Designer Drugs Being Erroneously Promoted as Bath Salts

Two designer drugs, mephedrone and methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), are being sold over the Internet as "research chemicals," "plant food" or...

Jul 21, 2010, 17:18 ET

Statement by Kathleen Dezio, Spokeswoman on 'The Story of Cosmetics'

"The content in this harsh and unscientific 'shockumentary' – genre video – bears no relationship to the 'real story of cosmetics.'...

Jul 21, 2010, 17:15 ET
Jul 16, 2010, 09:15 ET

Nation's Cosmetics Industry Calls for Greater FDA Role in Oversight of Ingredients in Personal Care Products

In a groundbreaking initiative intended to enhance existing protections for millions of American consumers, the nation's cosmetics industry today...

Jul 15, 2010, 16:26 ET

Nation's Cosmetics Industry Calls for Greater FDA Role in Oversight of Ingredients in Personal Care Products

In a groundbreaking initiative intended to enhance existing protections for millions of American consumers, the nation's cosmetics industry today...

May 12, 2010, 08:30 ET

Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist, the Personal Care Products Council on Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Report, 'Not So Sexy: The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrance'

"A new report alleging that a number of popular, brand-name perfumes contain 'secret' ingredients that could cause harm to consumers grossly...

May 11, 2010, 21:21 ET

Statement By John Bailey, Chief Scientist, the Personal Care Products Council on Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report, 'Not So Sexy: The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrance'

"A new report alleging that a number of popular, brand-name perfumes contain 'secret' ingredients that could cause harm to consumers grossly...

Jul 02, 2009, 09:09 ET

Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist The Personal Care Products Council, Response to EWG's 2009 Sunscreen Report

For more than 30 years, consumers have benefited from the use of sunscreen products to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun,...

Mar 12, 2009, 08:30 ET

Products Meet Established Safety Standards; Activist Group Allegations About Baby Care Products False

Allegations made today that commonly used baby products are somehow contaminated with harmful levels of carcinogenic chemicals are patently false...

Mar 11, 2009, 19:31 ET

Activist Group Allegations About Baby Care Products False; Products Meet Established Safety Standards

Allegations made today that commonly used baby products are somehow contaminated with harmful levels of carcinogenic chemicals are patently false...

May 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Personal Care Products Council CEO & President Pamela G. Bailey Testifies on FDA Cosmetic Regulation Before U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Pamela G. Bailey, CEO and president of the Personal Care Products Council, appeared before...

Feb 04, 2008, 00:00 ET

Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist: The Personal Care Products Council Response to Study on Phthalate Exposure in Baby Care Products

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published this month in the journal, Pediatrics, suggests that the use of baby lotion, powder,...

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