Contaminants in Cosmetic and Personal Care Products: Addressing Risk and Remediation

March 20, 2024 3:30pm

Monique Forrest
Head of North America Legal Affairs

Carl D’Ruiz, M. Ph.
Senior Manager, Science, Advocacy and Business Development - Personal Care, North America
DSM- Firmenich

Aliza R. Karetnick
Morgan Lewis

  • Exploring the recurrent presence and safety concerns regarding asbestos in talc-based cosmetics
    • What new authorities does MoCRA give the FDA to address asbestos exposure risks from cosmetics?
    • Assessing the status of proposed FDA regulations for standard testing methods to detect asbestos in talc products
  • Analyzing recent recalls of benzene-contaminated cosmetics and personal care products and the future implications for industry
  • Examining the latest regulatory developments and litigation activity related to titanium dioxide
    • What are the common themes, allegations and takeaways from recent litigation involving allegations of TiO2 in cosmetic and personal care products?
    • Best practices for safety assessments and labeling requirements
    • How companies and their counsel should be reviewing product formulations and label claims to mitigate enforcement and litigation risks associated with the presence of TiO2