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"The truth is that damaged hair cannot be repaired," says the plaintiff in a putative class action in New York district court, challenging claims on the firm's Proganix Repair products.
California's AB 1583, signed into law in early October, was crafted to help even the playing field for defendants in Prop 65 litigation by promoting transparency in the factual bases that give rise to private enforcement actions and giving the Attorney General a greater role in separating cases with merit from those without. Industry groups and attorneys generally are taking a wait-and-see approach to the changes.
The Oakland, Calif.-based firm is optimistic about recently launched color cosmetics from its Burt's Bees outfit, touted as "effective because they're natural, not in spite of it." Leadership provided insight into the company's targeted marketing strategies for Burt's during a recent Analyst Day presentation.
"Merging the innovation capacities of L'Oréal with those of beauty tech startups creates a powerful synergy which helps to address the aspirations of our consumers and to build a new generation of personalized and smart digital services," explains Chief Digital Officer Lubomira Rochet in L'Oreal's announcement.
The European Chemicals Agency will be asking companies that benefited from reduced fees on REACH registrations during the 2013-2015 period to provide documentation verifying their SME status. Registrants need to be checking REACH-IT regularly and potentially taking proactive measures to avoid penalties.
Salon products within the larger Beauty, Personal Care and Hygiene category have been of keen interest to California's Department of Toxic Substances Control as it considers possible Priority Products for alternative analyses under the state's Safer Consumer Products regulation. DTSC seeks public input on a work plan for 2018-2020, which could dictate whether personal care remains an area of focus.