Health Canada accused of ‘bowing to industry pressure’ over preservatives ban.

  Health Canada rescheduled a ban on certain cosmetic ingredients after the industry requested more time to reformulate their ranges and sell off existing merchandise, according to a report published in the National Observer. The ban on methylisothiazolinone and methychloroisothiazolinone was pushed back by more than six months, from July 14, 2016 to December 31, 2016,…

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Could this new sun protection ingredient be the cream of the crop?

It has emerged that scientists from Oregon State University have discovered an ingredient that could protect consumers’ skin from sun damage. The ingredient meadowfoam has been discovered to contain glucosinolates, derivatives of which have been shown to have sunlight-protectant properties; it is cultivated as an oilseed crop and native to the Pacific Northwest. In order…

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