COSMETICS and the USE of ANIMAL TESTING

COSMETICS and the USE of ANIMAL TESTING Date: 9th September 2015PrefaceThis replaces the original animal testing position paper written by Mr David Rennie (October 14, 1987) and approved by Mr Tony Merrington (President) 22nd October 1987 and Mr Ray Maio (Technical Committee Chairman) 10th November 1987. Although the ASCC position has not changed since this […]

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NANOPARTICLES

​ NANOPARTICLES Date: 10th January 2011 POSITION PAPER NANOPARTICLES Prepared by John Staton Dermatest Pty Ltd Executive Summary. 1.The ASCC is of the opinion that the balance of scientific evidence is that there is no reason for concern for users of personal care and cosmetic products. 2. ASCC has the position that there is no […]

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Substantiation of cosmetic claims

​ Substantiation of cosmetic claims Date: 31st January 1996 A POSITION PAPER PREPARED ON BEHALF OF THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF COSMETIC CHEMISTS FIRST EDITION PREPARED BY: Dr Keith Hall Proctor & Gamble DATE: April 1989 SECOND EDITION PREPARED BY: Dr Frances Scriven S.M.A.R.T Research (Assistance with clinical references from Dr Sandra Webb, Quintiles) DATE: January […]

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UV-Induced Immunosuppression

​ UV-Induced Immunosuppression Date: 31st January 1998 Preface The following Position Paper was produced by members of the ASCC Technical Committee in accord with its brief: to critically evaluate advances in skin biology as these may have an impact upon the industry and the community it serves. In this case, it is claimed by members […]

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Baby Products

​ Baby Products Date: 1st May 2001 THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF COSMETIC CHEMISTS POSITION PAPER BABY PRODUCTS Prepared by Henry King, BSc Downunder Cosmetics/Chemicals May, 2001. INTRODUCTION Because of physiologic characteristics in newborn babies (see Figure 1), products formulated for babies require special consideration. Figure 1 is included in this paper to give a better […]

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Definition of a Cosmetic

​ Definition of a Cosmetic Date: 1st August 2009 ASCC POSITION PAPER on the “ DEFINITION of a COSMETIC” August 2009 Prepared By Henry King BSc Down Under Cosmetics-Chemicals-Technologies Due to the increase in new and available raw material to the cosmetic industry , the ASCC feels that it is necessary to revise the definition […]

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Natural

Natural Date: 14th January 2011 Position Paper Natural Prepared by John R Warby B Sc, Grad Dip (Ind Eng), ASTC, FRACI First issue: April 2007 – this issue January 2011 Abstract There is much discussion, debate and confusion on the meaning of terms such as ‘natural’, ‘naturally derived’, ‘organic’ etc as applied to personal care […]

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Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products

​ Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products Date: 14th January 2011 AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF COSMETIC CHEMISTS POSITION PAPER Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products Rita Sellars & Ric Williams Date: September, 2010 Executive Summary 1. This paper is an ASCC first issue position statement prompted by recent publicity about parabens and consumer trends that have […]

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Packaging & Labelling of Cosmetic & Personal Care

​ Packaging & Labelling of Cosmetic & Personal Care. Date: 29th October 2012 Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists Position Paper Guide to Packaging and Labelling of Cosmetic and Personal Care Products in Australia Author: John O’Donnell July 2012 Supercedes: Packaging of Cosmetics and Toiletries position paper published in 1998. Position The Australian Society of Cosmetic […]

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