L’Oreal has announced that not only will it comply with the Philippines’ Extended Producer Responsibility Act but go above and beyond the government-set targets. To that end, the manufacturer of Maybelline has partnered with PCX.
Japan’s tax authority has ordered Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores to pay ¥200 million in sales taxes. The decision follows an investigation by the Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau, which revealed that several transactions were incorrectly rung through as duty-free purchases.
In response to China’s new registration scheme for foreign beauty products, France’s Foreign Minister, Bruno Le Maire is set to meet with Chinese officials in the hope of thrashing out a mutually acceptable alternative.
South Korean cosmetics company Amorepacific has joined the International Collaboration on Cosmetics Safety (ICCS).
The European Union has raised concerns over the amount of detail foreign cosmetics manufacturers are required to provide in order to sell their products on the Chinese market, according to a report published by Bloomberg quoting anonymous sources.
Chinese e-commerce firm, PDD Holdings has moved its headquarters from Shanghai to Dublin, according to a report published by Nikkei Asia.
Japan’s Patent Office has delivered its verdict in a case bought by L’Oréal against an attempt to register the word mark Noreal, according to a report published by the World Trademark review. The Japanese authority found against L’Oréal, ruling that there was insufficient evidence to prove that L’Oréal was highly recognised as a source indicator.
The Shanghai Municipal Drug Administration has awarded China’s first on-site personalized service cosmetics production license to L’Oréal, according to a report published by Dao Insights.
The Asean Cosmetic Committee has announced its intention to ban boron-based compounds in cosmetics, according to a report published by toxics watchdog group, EcoWaste Coalition.
New Zealand’s Environmental Protection Authority has announced its intention to ban PFAS from beauty products by 2025, according to a report published by 1 News. The regulatory body is proposing the measure as part of an update to the country’s Cosmetic Products Group Standard.