This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association has changed its name to the Personal Care Products Council as part of a makeover highlighting its focus on science and the consumer, the trade association announces Nov. 29. Additionally, the association has launched a consumer information Web site, 1www.cosmeticsinfo.org, and adopted a new motto. "Our new name, motto and consumer Web site are the latest expression of our shared core values of safety, quality and innovation," the group notes. The Web site aims to provide data on all ingredients used in cosmetics, including controversial ingredients. Substances listed on the site include sunscreen filters and nanotechnology, an area of personal care increasingly gaining attention, most recently from a group of scientists concerned with health and environmental effects of nanomaterials (2"The Tan Sheet" Nov. 5, 2007, p. 15)...
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