Science

Global Regulatory Overview of Cyclic Volatile Methylsiloxanes (cVMS)

Date : 
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 12:30 PM ET
Location: 
Your Office

Silicone polymers are used in a variety of personal care products. These polymers are produced from cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes (cVMS), such as D4 and D5. Since D4 and D5 are not fully removed during the manufacturing process, they can enter the environment via disposal of products that contain silicone polymers. In recent years, D4 and D5 have been associated with environmental concerns, despite a wealth of scientific data showing they do not pose a significant environmental risk.

Member Briefing

Date : 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:00PM ET
Location: 
Your Office

In this series of meetings, senior staff will inform you via webinar, on updates that are happening around the industry and the association. Make sure you and your colleagues tune in to hear about the top issues the industry faces.

2017 Annual Meeting

Date : 
Sunday, February 26 to Wednesday, March 1
Location: 
The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida

The Personal Care Products Council will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting Sunday, February 26 to Wednesday, March 1 at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.  

Controlling Human Error in Manufacturing

Date : 
Monday, October 17, 2016 12:30pm ET
Location: 
Your Office

Human error is known to be the major cause of quality and production losses in many industries. Although it is unlikely that human error will ever be totally eliminated, many human performance problems can be prevented. Human errors start at the design stage. From procedures, training, and workplace environment many variables that affect human behavior CAN be manipulated reducing the likelihood of these occurrences.

Minimizing Microbial Contamination of OTC Drug and Consumer Health Products

Date : 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 12:30pm ET
Location: 
Your Office

Sunscreens and other products manufactured by PCPC member companies are regulated differently than cosmetics by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Learn about the requirements for antimicrobial effectiveness testing of this product category from world-renowned expert, Dr. Tony Cundell. His experience with pharma, foods, contract testing labs, consumer health products and other sectors will provide a valuable overview and insight regarding the “challenges” microbiologists face in the testing of these products for antimicrobial efficacy. Dr.

The International Regulatory Data Base: Getting the Most from your Subscription!

Date : 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 11:30 – 1:00 PM ET
Location: 
Your Office

The Councils’ International Regulatory Data Base (IRDB) is the most comprehensive regulatory resource for identifying the regulations and ingredients for personal care products internationally. Featuring countries that have written regulations for marketing personal care products, the database can be used to verify and compare ingredient usage and regulatory status in various countries and regions.  To add legal certainty to the data, the original language documents are also referenced and included in their original format and English translations are posted when available.

in-cosmetics North America

Date : 
September 7-8, 2016
Location: 
Pier 36 299 South St, New York, NY 10002

 

2016 Cosmetic Science EXPO

Date : 
Tuesday, Oct 25 - Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Location: 
Alexandria, VA

The 2016 Cosmetic Science EXPO offers consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, and others an effective and efficient forum to meet with decision‐makers and support the cosmetic and personal care products industry. With workshops on Microbiology, Quality Assurance, Safety, and Environmental, the 2015 Science Symposium & Cosmetic Science EXPO is great opportunity to gain visibility and make contacts with a wide variety of industry professionals.

Preparing for FDA Drug Quality Metrics – Are You Ready?

Date : 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:30 - 2:00 PM ET
Location: 
Your Office

In preparation for FDA’s drug quality metrics program, members of the Council’s Quality Assurance Committee will be hosting an informational webinar on April 14, 2016, 12:30-2:00 p.m.  FDA publicly released the Request for Quality Metrics draft guidance on July 24, 2015; and a final guidance is anticipated in the near future, with implementation to commence in 2016.   As a measure to improve drug quality, FDA’s metrics program is intended to facilitate risk-based inspection scheduling, mitigate drug shortages, and encourage continual improvement in

High Accuracy QSARs and How They Can Replace Experimental Studies

Date : 
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Location: 
12:00pm - 1:30pm ET, Your Office

 

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