Microbead ban signed by President Obama

By Jareen Imam, Published on CNN on December 31st, 2015
(CNN) – Say goodbye to your exfoliating shower gel. Those tiny plastic microbeads you have been rubbing on your face are now outlawed in the United States. President Obama signed a bipartisan bill that prohibits selling and distributing products containing microbeads. The bill is intended to protect the nation’s waterways. [Read More

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Mapping Legal and Regulatory Enforcement Activity at the State Level Challenging Cosmetic and Personal Care Products Companies
  • Myra Irizarry Director of Government Affairs Professional Beauty Association (Scottsdale, AZ)
  • Understanding how consumer involvement and interest in the ingredients impacts the cosmetics industry
    • Responding to consumer pressure to phase out certain ingredients and chemicals without legislative action
Current Enforcement Activity in the States:
  • Analyzing state legislation introduced and passed in 2015
  • Reviewing the state of microbead bans across the nation
    • Comprehending the various definitions of a microbead in the different states and regions
  • Preparing for potential rigorous enforcement from the states on the nail salon industry, including further regulation of ingredients used in nail polishes
Click here to view the full agenda for ACI’s Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Forum on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products, Monday, March 07 to Wednesday, March 09, 2016, The Carlton Hotel, New York, NY