September 24 - 26, 2018 |
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Cosmetic Compliance Sneak Peek Agenda

Take a look at a sneak peek of the 2018 Cosmetic Compliance event taking place this September 24-26 in New York City. Stay tuned as we will be announcing our speakers soon.

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Cosmetics Compliance Post Show Report 2016

The last Cosmetics Compliance Summit was our best one yet, and we're poised to outdo ourselves again! Check out the past attendees, satisfaction ratings, testimonials, key highlights, unique networking opportunities, and crowd favorite speakers from the previous event.

Justify Your Trip Letter

Present your boss with this customizable letter detailing the reasons why you should attend the upcoming Cosmetics Compliance Summit this October 30 - November 1 in New York and you'll be sure to receive permission to join us.

7th Cosmetic Compliance Registration Form

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Past Attendee Snapshot: See Who Attended the Cosmetic Compliance Series in 2017

Get a sneak peak of who you will meet and learn from at the 2018 Cosmetic Compliance event!

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2017 Cosmetic Compliance Post Show Report

Find out who attended the 2017 Cosmetic Compliance event series as well as what they learned, how they benefited from attending and what to expect in 2018!


Cosmetic Compliance NYC - Here's What You Missed

At the last iteration of Cosmetic Compliance, we heard from CEOs, Directors of Quality Assurance, and Regulatory Managers about topics like growing your global presence through efficient international market entry, mastering claims and labeling, creating a high level compliance team through cross-departmental and external partner communications, and more. Take a closer look at what you missed!

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Prospectus - Cosmetic Compliance

Secure exclusive sponsorship and exhibition opportunities through Thought Leadership Sessions, Workshops Presentations, Innovative Demo Drives and Exhibit Displays. Download the Sponsorship Prospectus to find out more...

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White Papers

Taboo Cosmetic Ingredients and Their Alternatives

Ingredient-conscious consumers are beginning to dominate the cosmetics market as the general population becomes more aware of the social & health issues behind their favorite brands. In advance of the Summit, we break down some of the industry trends surrounding the use of taboo ingredients.

2017 Cosmetic Ingredients Rules & Regulations Index

<p>We know how busy you are so, to save you time and energy, we compiled this comprehensive collection of prohibited and restricted cosmetic ingredient lists from 6 major regions (The EU, U.S.A., ASEAN, China, Canada and Japan). This one-stop-shop for global cosmetic ingredient regulations includes full ingredient directives pertaining to product type, maximum concentration, exceptions and more!</p>


Taboo Cosmetic Ingredients: How aware are you?

Ingredient-conscious consumers are beginning to dominate the cosmetics market as the general population becomes more aware of the social & health issues behind their favorite brands. This video breaks down some of the industry trends surrounding the use of taboo ingredients.

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Shawn Blythe Speaker Presentation

Shawn Blythe, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, at International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. presents strategies and solutions for navigating fragrance compliance & multi-component formulations.

Exclusive Content

Compliance & Regulatory EBook

<p>This Ebook includes perspectives from three speakers from top industry companies, focusing on compliance, “natural” and “organics”, decision making processes and more.</p>


The Preservative Crisis

Gerri Watson, R&D Director at the Personal Care Performance Group, and past speaker at last April's summit, clarifies current claims restrictions, discusses current preservative trends, and predicts future trends in this past presentation.

Exploring Claims Substantiation through Various Testing Methods to Support your Claims

A past presentation by Annie Ugurlayan from last year's 2017 Cosmetic Compliance event.

Highlighted topics:

• Learn about the laws and guides for making anti-aging, slimming, firming, moisturizing, and green claims

• Hear examples of when such claims were and were not properly substantiated

• Become familiar with what constitutes an advertising claim, including when you are using social media

• Review claim substantiation with the FTC and NAD and explore their recent cases

Case Study: Quality & Regulatory Considerations When Collaborating With Third-Party Contract Manufacturers

Joy Campbell, AVP of Technical Services at H2O, and past speaker at our summit, goes into the four pillars of quality & regulatory collaboration, product marketing innovation vs operational capability, applying and evaluating capabilities assessments, and more in this past presentation.

Substances Used in Consumer Products: The Challenge of Ensuring Safe Ingredients

A past presentation by Monice Fiume from last year's 2017 Cosmetic Compliance event.

Highlighted Topics:

• Hear about the process of the Cosmetic Ingredient Reviews (CIR)

• Identify various hazardous substances and understand their safety issues

• Zero in on PEGs, PPGs, and Polyglyceryl Surfactants and Emulsifiers that can be safely used in your product development

• Discuss the shrinking palette of preservatives and how they can be safely used

• Learn how you can utilize CIR safety assessments for robust and actionable solutions in your formulations

Internal Chemicals Management Plan

YJ Brongo, Global Regulatory Affairs Manager at the La Prairie Group AG, and past speaker at our summit, looks at various compliance deadlines, focusing on data and people, a reporting diagram for petroleum substances, and more in this past presentation.

Global review of Adverse events (AEs) to marketed products: Handling, reporting and monitoring AEs

A past presentation by Viny Srinivasan from last year's 2017 Cosmetic Compliance.

Highlighted Topics:

• Roles and responsibilities, collaborating and communicating with Consumer Affairs/Customer Service

• Performing data reconciliation and conducting causality assessments of the AEs

• Signal detection and confirmation as well as monitoring of the trends

• Ensuring timely reporting to regulatory authorities (Mandatory versus Voluntary), for example, in key countries/regions like US, Brazil, China and Europe

• Providing updates to senior management and recommendations for product reformulations

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Cosmetic Compliance Case Study

This exclusive Case Study features presentations from Annie M. Ugurlayan, Senior Staff Attorney, National Advertising Division (NAD), Better Business Bureau (BBB), Ian Kupferberg, Global Regulatory & Environmental Affairs, Abercrombie & Fitch, Kari Gran, Co-Founder, Kari Gran Skin Care, Dr. Ranulfo Lemus, Principal Toxicologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (DABT), Advanced Testing Laboratory, and Gerri Watson, R&D Director at the Personal Care Performance Group.


2017 Banned & Restricted Cosmetic Ingredient Index At-A-Glance

Find out what cosmetic ingredients have been banned and/or newly restricted within the US and the EU over the past year in our 2017 Global Banned & Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients Index At-A-Glance. As an added bonus, we’ve also included links to a full dossier of prohibited and restricted cosmetic ingredient lists from all across the globe from additional countries such as Canada, Japan, ASEAN region and more!

Global Distinctions in Regulation and Marketing Heat Map

The previous event featured expert cosmetic/personal care speakers from various countries and key government agencies. This infographic maps their regions of expertise and samples their sessions, which are representative of those which will be held this year. 

Cosmetics Guide: Global Packaging & Labeling Regulations

<p>Complying with global packaging &amp; labeling requirements across the globe is a major issue for companies of all sizes. We created this guide that maps the latest packaging and labeling requirements.</p>


Australia prepares to replace cosmetics regulation NICNAS

By Natasha Spencer, 28-Jun-2017 The present National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) cosmetics regulation, which covers a wide range of chemicals including cosmetics, will be reformed July 1, 2018.

Study highlights rise in consumer complaints to FDA

By Simon Pitman+, 12-Jul-2017 A new study by Northwestern University highlights how the number of complaints to the FDA relating to cosmetic and personal care products more than doubled between 2015 and 2016.