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Monthly Archives: November 2013

2011, 2013

FDA Cannot Issue Cosmetic Recall

November 20th, 2013|Blog|

In a previous post entitled “Cosmetics Sold to Consumers with No FDA Screening” the FDA’s lack of authority over consumer cosmetics was discussed. More detail, however, is owed regarding the FDA’s inability to force product recalls.Regarding the recall policy for cosmetics the FDA’s website reads, “FDA has no authority under […]

1311, 2013

Cosmetics Sold to Consumers with No FDA Screening

November 13th, 2013|Blog|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has no regulatory authority over cosmetics across consumer markets. Certain ingredients are prohibited regardless of product type, but there is no FDA pre-market approval required to sell cosmetics to consumers.As stated on the website:“In general, except for color additives and those ingredients that […]

711, 2013

Light-Induced Structural Transformation of Polymers in Liquids

November 7th, 2013|Blog|

Polymers are used in a multiplicity of functions and range in structure and type. Most commonly when referring to polymers one may think of plastics or rubber. However, Szymon Wiktorowicz at the University of Helsinki uses lasers to selectively dissolve polymers to create transparent images in otherwise cloudy polymer solution.Szymon, […]

711, 2013

How Product Manufacturers Stay on Top of Their Competition

November 7th, 2013|Blog|

You see it every day: select companies winning over other companies that sell similar products.
Some attribute the success of individual companies in a huge market to effective advertising campaigns while others attribute it to quality products.  However, to become a winning company you don’t just need one or the other.  […]