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Jul
19
2010

PCPC Calls for Greater FDA Personal Care Regulation

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The Personal Care Products Council has effected an initiative through which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would have a greater role in assessing ingredient safety for personal care products sold in the United States.

Jun
28
2010

NCEA Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

The inaugural organization meeting was held 10 years ago, on June 25, 2000

Jun
21
2010

NC Dental Board Outlaws Teeth-whitening, FTC Says No Way

The Dental Board in North Carolina has been working illegally to prevent spas from offer teeth-whitening services, and the Federal Trade Commission has stepped in to ensure that it stops.

Jun
14
2010

Tax-saving Bill for Spas Proposed in Senate

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If the Small Business Tax Equalization and Compliance Act is passed, spas would receive a tax credit to offset the matching Social Security and Medicare taxes they pay on tips. Find out how to play your part in helping it pass!

May
25
2010

PCPC Responds to EWG Sunscreen Report

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John Bailey, chief scientist of the Personal Care Products Council, has released a statement in response to the 2010 Environmental Working Group (EWG) Sunscreen Report.

May
24
2010

Free FDA Indoor Tanning Webinar This Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 26, 2010, FDA experts will host a 30-minute online session and invite questions from the public on the risks of using tanning beds and other tanning devices.

Apr
08
2010

FDA Cracks Down on Lipodissolve Procedures

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to six U.S. medical spas related to the businesses' claims about lipodissolve treatments.

Mar
31
2010

Congress, Girl Scouts Support Positive Images for Girls in the Media

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U.S. House of Representative members are working with the Girl Scouts of the USA to help promote healthy body images in the media.

Mar
26
2010

Teeth-whitening Legislation

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By: Lauren Williamson

Teeth whitening seems like a simple treatment, but if you're not a dentist, you could be setting your spa up for trouble.

Feb
26
2010

Bill Proposes the Colorado Safe Personal Care Products Act

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Bill would prohibit the sale of personal care products formulated with chemicals identified as causing cancer or reproductive toxicity.