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“There's a lot of creativity and innovation that's being forced” by supply chain challenges, according to Elizabeth Corrigan, recently appointed chairwoman of the Independent Beauty Association. IBA’s Akemi Ooka says smaller companies looking to engage on sustainability can be well-served to start with supply chain assessment.
The agency is aware of more than 14,000 substances on the EU market with some indication of skin-sensitization concern. Using the OECD guideline, adopted in June, registrants may be able to make conclusive predictions without use of animals and should update REACH dossiers accordingly.
The Independent Beauty Association’s Akemi Ooka, head of global supply chain resources, and new board chair Elizabeth Corrigan sat down with HBW Insight to discuss ongoing supply chain challenges, how the trade association’s members are adapting, and prospects for relief ahead.
J&J Cosmetic Talc Lawsuits Halted, $2Bn Trust Created, As Subsidiary Takes Liabilities Into Bankruptcy
Johnson & Johnson’s newly created subsidiary LTL Management LLC will take all cosmetic talc injury claims against the Johnson’s Baby Powder manufacturer into bankruptcy proceedings. J&J says the move is designed to ensure “equitable” resolution for all parties, while plaintiff’s attorneys have a decidedly different view on the matter.
Sequential Skin, whose genetic and microbiome home test kit sells for $149, raised $1.65m in a seed round announced on 11 October. The UK/Singapore biotech will use the funds to roll out the kit in the US while extending its B2B offering to skin care, hair care and health care companies for clinical trial and product validation purposes.
Adam Waheed, an award-winning content creator with more than 17m social media followers, addresses challenges and legal risks that have escalated in recent years as influencer marketing opportunity has exploded in the US and abroad. He was joined at NAD 2021 by his manager, Leanne Perice of Made By All, and Andrew Borsen, partner at Borsen Law, LLC.