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Our 10th Anniversary!

Over the past decade, Oxford Biosciences has experienced incredible growth and success, thanks in no small part to your continued support and trust in our services. We are proud of what we have accomplished together and grateful for your partnership.

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IFF, Firmenich, Givaudan, and Symrise raided in co-ordinated antitrust probe

Regulators in Switzerland, UK, US and EU investigate overcharging and other anti-competitive practices The world’s four largest fragrance suppliers were raided on Wednesday as part of a co-ordinated move by regulators to investigate overcharging and other anti-competitive practices in the

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We are on the panel at the Safety in Beauty Conference

Meet us on 2nd March 2023 at the Safety in Beauty Conference in Canary Wharf, London, and let us answer any regulatory questions that you may have. Rigorous, Trustworthy & Quality Beauty Safety Strategies To Responsibly & Compliantly Assure Beauty

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FDA: Banana Boat sunscreen recalled – cancer risk

SHELTON, Conn., January 27, 2023 – Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC) today expanded its voluntary nationwide recall of three batches of Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 to the consumer level as outlined in the table below.

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Regulation 2009/1223 and the Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013: Great Britain

Updated 9 January 2023 There will be a seven year transition period from 1 January 2021 before businesses have to include the UK Responsible Person details on product labels, provided the EU responsible person details are included. This will enable

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USA Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA).

Within MoCRA is a long-awaited update to the US’ cosmetics laws, amending Chapter VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) enacted on 29th December 2022. Under MoCRA there will be new requirements for ‘responsible persons’ and

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Merry Christmas!

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USA: National Academy of Sciences Report, “Review of Fate, Exposure, and Effects of Sunscreens in Aquatic Environments and Implications for Sunscreen Usage and Human Health”

“Cosmetics and personal care products companies provide innovative sunscreen products to help protect consumers from the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) and our member companies welcome the National Academy of Sciences

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New UK Cosmetic Portal (OPSS) up and running today

Submit cosmetic product notifications Create an account or sign in to the OPSS if you have used this service before Notify the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) about cosmetic products available to consumers in Great Britain (GB). What

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COVID-19 Update

I want to reassure you that Oxford Biosciences remains operational, with our business continuing to support all our clients. We are continuing to certify vital hand sanitiser and cleansing products for our clients in the UK, and throughout the world.

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