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EU limits common parabens in cosmetics, bans use in diaper creams
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • May 7 2015

European Union regulations limiting concentrations of butylparaben and propylparaben in cosmetics products have taken effect for all new stock as of


EU Product Liability Directive - Update and Restart?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • October 25 2016

The European Commission has announced an ‘evaluation and fitness check’ of Directive 85374EEC which provides for the strict liability of producers


EU Court of Justice Advocate General issues ruling on Stem Cell patentability
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 7 2014

In a non-binding ruling, Advocate General Cruz Villalón of the EU Court of Justice has determined that unfertilized human ova whose division


ECJ rules in labeling case challenging German tea product
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 12 2015

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has found that a correct and complete list of ingredients can be part of an overall misleading food label in a


EFSA Warns of Glycerol-Based Contaminants in Vegetable Oils
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • May 6 2016

The European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) has issued a scientific opinion assessing the human


EFSA issues food additive priority list
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • March 29 2013

The European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) has issued a priority list of food additives "for which scientific data are required to finalize their


High Court Upholds EU Ban on Animal Testing to Prove Safety of Cosmetics
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

The High Court of Justice (England and Wales) has upheld an EU ban on the sale of cosmetics products tested on animals. The ban has been in place


European Parliament approves GMO cultivation regulation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • January 16 2015

Confirming a December 2014 "hand-shake" agreement, the European Parliament has reportedly approved a law giving member states the authority to


Expert Panel confirms safety of BPA use
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • January 22 2015

We have posted before about the BPA "controversy" egged on by lawyers seeking their next mass tort. Now comes yet another report on BPA, from the


ECHA database contains names of companies that have registered under REACH
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • European Union
  • December 7 2012

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has entered, on the European Union’s registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals (REACH) database, the names of companies that have registered substances under REACH without claiming confidentiality