The Kuwaiti Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies has withdrawn cosmetics and personal care products that contain butylphenyl methylpropional (lilial) of all kinds as well as its derivatives, according to Zawya.
AvoMed has developed a range of upcycled cosmetics that it claims can improve sun damaged skin, according to a report published by Israel Hayon. The key ingredient is bioactive polyhydroxylated fatty alcohols (PFA), extracted from avocado pits discarded by the food industry using a patented method that renders the resulting compound safe for use in cosmetics.
Oman has banned the import of cosmetics and personal care products that contain the ingredient Butylphenyl Methylpropional.
BASF’s Care Creations unit opened its inaugural Baby Care Competence Center in Turkey in June. Integrated into the ingredients supplier’s Innovation Center Turkey, the center will develop effective solutions with special ingredients for a wide range of baby care products.
Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration has banned an Italian hair care product after receiving safety information from the European Rapid Alert System for dangerous non-food products, according to a report published by The Guardian.
A purchasing organization for Israel’s Kibbutz movement, Granot Cooperative has made its first investment in an algae cultivation company, according to a report published by Horti Daily.
L’Oréal has informed South Africa’s National Consumer Commission of a voluntary recall of its Dark and Lovely Precise Diamond Straight and Shine relaxer, according to a report published by News 24.
Tanzania’s cosmetics regulator has ushered in a ban on the use of pyrithione zinc, butylphenyl methylpropional and sodium hydroxymethylglycinate in cosmetics, effective March 1, 2022, according to a report published by All Africa.
Israel is mulling the possibility of decriminalizing cannabidiol, according to a report published by The Jerusalem Post.
Global Shea Alliances launches Shea More Love campaign to raise awareness of sustainable parkland initiative
The Global Shea Alliance (GSA) has announced the launch of its Shea More Love campaign, which has been created to raise awareness about the Action for Shea Parklands (ASP) sustainability initiative.