Labelling Standards


INCI: In November 2006, it became law to include a list of ingredients on the product or packaging of all cosmetics sold in Canada. INCI stands for International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients. The INCI system was established in the early …

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New Health Minister Appointed

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Prime Minister Trudeau undertook a midterm shuffle of his cabinet recently which included the appointment of New Brunswick MP Ginette Petitpas Taylor as the new Minister of Health. Enclosed is a bio on the new Minister. Cosmetics Alliance is currently arranging with the Minister’s office …

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Cosmetics Alliance Canada Launch


On April 26, 2017, the CCTFA officially changed its name to COSMETICS ALLIANCE CANADA / L’ALLIANCE DE L’INDUSTRIE COSMÉTIQUE DU CANADA and launched our new mobile-friendly website which includes online event registration, membership renewal and payments, news blog, issue updates, live twitter …

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Cosmetics Alliance’s Spring Regulatory Workshop

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This year’s Spring Regulatory Workshop was held on April 27 in Gatineau, Quebec.  Attendees gained critical information and valuable insight from industry and government experts on a variety of issues and topics. Highlights included: • Updates on Plain Language Labelling and …

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CCTFA Rebrands as Cosmetics Alliance Canada

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Toronto, Ontario – April 26, 2017 – The Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association (CCTFA), the leading Canadian trade association representing the cosmetics and personal care products industry, today announced the official launch of its rebranding to COSMETICS ALLIANCE CANADA / …

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Darren Praznik Discusses “No Soap” on CBC’s The Current


The article entitled “No Soap for Seven Years” was recently published in the Toronto Star. Cosmetics Alliance Canada (formerly the Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association) was contacted by CBC’s The Current to weigh in on the discussion about soap use. …

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