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London: Everyday cleaning and cosmetic products such as soaps, toothpaste, sunscreen and shampoos contain millions of plastic particles, which are released to the environment and could be harmful t

Everyday cosmetic and cleaning products contain huge quantities of plastic particles, which are released to the environment and could be harmful to marine life, according to a new study.

A Canadian biotech company claims to have developed a commercial-scale biodegradable replacement for the harmful synthetic microbeads found in many beauty products.

CHENNAI: After the activists, it is now the turn of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to put pressure on Unilever for the pollution caused by its now-shut thermometer factory in Kodaik

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board will conduct an in-depth study of the effects of mercury in the environment caused by the now-defunct thermometer manufacturing unit of Hindustan Unilever in

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the Centre’s response on pharma major Reckitt Benckiser’s plea challenging a government notification mandating that every pack of cosmetics should indicate whe

Environmental hazards of synthetic surfactants (Chemical agents that reduce surface tension that are used in detergents, cosmetics etc) cause increased interest on bio surfactants, said Ashok Pande

A Bill further to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. This Act may be called the Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Act, 2014.

Australian cosmetics could finally become free from animal testing with a new public consultation being launched to figure out how to enact laws that will completely ban the practice.

Petition filed in the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis State of Missouri in the matter of Angie Wait & Others Vs Johnson & Johnson dated 23/06/2014 regarding linkage between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. All Plaintiffs in this action are seeking "recovery for damages as a result of developing ovarian cancer, which was directly and proximately caused by such wrongful conduct by Johnson & Johnson, the unreasonably dangerous and defective nature of talcum powder, and the attendant effects of developing ovarian cancer".