CTFA Annual Report 2019

2012 - 2011 - 2019 - 2008 - 2006 - 2004 - 2002 - 2000 - 1999 - 1998 - 1997 - 1996 - 1994 - In October South Africa signed the MINAMATA Convention on Mercury. This gesture ensured that the use of mercury in cosmetics was banned. The CTFA was and continues to be part of the ongoing interactions Following the Consumer Protection Act coming into effect in 2011, the CTFA was represented on the task team which was responsible for the compellation of the generic consumer goods industry code of practice. This groundwork resulted in the formation of the Consumer Goods and Services Ombud (CGSO) CTFA handed over the reins to CECOSA, the new Cosmetic Export Council of South Africa in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the Department of Trade and Industry (the Dti) Acquisition of CTFA Exports Scott Maddock was elected CTFA Chairperson International SPF Test method signed and agreed to by South Africa, Japan, Europe & USA Russell Pollard was elected Chairperson of the Association International Sunscreen Conference held at Sun City, South Africa, where the second edition of the sunscreen standard 1557: 2002 was launched CTFA SA became a member of Colipa (The European Cosmetic and Perfumery Association) Robert Lunt was elected Chairperson of the Association ISO/TC 217/WG 7 – Sun protection test methods working group was formed as a result of a CTFA initiative and an international committee of sunscreen experts from around the world was formed Ad Valorem reduced by another 5% The first edition of the CTFA Cosmetic Compendium was published Vanessa Solomon was elected Chairperson of the Association Ad Valorem excise tax was reduced from 37.5% to 15% CTFA received approval from the MCC by way of resolution 172.08.06 The resolution accepted the EU definition of a cosmetic John Paidoussi was elected Chairperson of the Association Brett Gage was elected Chairperson of the Association The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association of South Africa (CTFA) was formed in March 1994 by dedicated founding members, to allow representation of the cosmetics industry by a single, focused body Don Kourie was elected as the first Chairperson COSMETIC TOILETRY AND FRAGRANCE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA 3