The California Safe Cosmetics Program has released an updated list of Chemicals Known or Suspected to Cause Cancer or Reproductive Toxicity to include new chemicals identified by California Proposition 65 and other authoritative bodies. The format of the list has been changed to facilitate identification of chemical synonyms and the authoritative bodies on which the information for each chemical is based.
View the CSCP chemical guidance list - August 2013 (PDF) ... Spanish ... Vietnamese
The California Safe Cosmetics Program has made some modifications to the online reporting system. Product categories have been changed to be more inclusive; there is now guidance available in the reporting system regarding how to categorize products. Receipts for completed reports will now be automatically sent to the e-mail address provided. (November 2012)
For more information, view Updates to the CSCP reporting website (PDF)
CSCP Chief Dr. Michael DiBartolomeis testified on evaluating cosmetics safety and protecting public health during a US House of Representatives subcommittee hearing, “Examining the Current State of Cosmetics.” The Committee on Energy and Commerce, Health Subcommittee, also heard testimony from the FDA and public witnesses as it considered new federal government legislation on cosmetic safety on March 27, 2012.
View CSCP chief testimony on evaluating cosmetics safety and protecting public health (PDF)
View CSCP chief's responses to House Members' questions pertaining to evaluating cosmetics safety and protecting public health (PDF)
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