Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 Mirrors Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Proposals, Would Greatly Expand FDA Authority Over Cosmetics
The bill would add a major new subchapter to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) chapter on cosmetics. This new subchapter would impose significant new obligations on FDA and on “brand owners,” the entities responsible for bringing a cosmetic to market, whether domestic or foreign establishments. Obligations would also be imposed on ingredient manufacturers and suppliers.
Statement From PCPC, PBA and ICMAD on the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 (H.R.1385)
Joint statement from the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD), Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and the Council in response to the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 (H.R. 1385) introduced by Reps. Schakowsky and Markey.
H.R. 1385 Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 bill text
The Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 legislation is simply a new premise added onto an old Bill revisiting my industry once again.
Reps Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) introduced the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013.
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish new procedures and requirements for the registration of cosmetic product manufacturing establishments, the submission of cosmetic product and ingredient statements, and the reporting of serious and unexpected cosmetic product adverse events, and for other purposes.
When it comes to sunscreen, standards and regulation around the globe, there is no global harmonization. However, sunscreen is highly regulated in each country. Sunscreens are considered cosmetics, but fall under their own regulation categories. Each country has their own approved methods for testing efficacy; this includes approved UV filters, SPF ratings, and any label claims or warnings. Part 1 will provide an overview of the US regulations, presented by Anne-Gael Glaevic…
Right now, I’m on the plane to Barcelona reviewing the wealth of information that will be presented on April 17-19 at the In-Cosmetics conference. Here’s a preview of what’s in store at the largest global platform for cosmetics ingredients this year…
Let your voice be heard by contacting the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.