In this handbook, companies and individuals in charge of marketing cosmetic and personal care products in the United States of America will find a comprehensive and detailed overview of the main Federal rules governing these products, as well as noticeable States legislations, including:
- TEN BASIC FACTS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING
- DEFINITIONS What is a cosmetic? What is drug? What are cosmetic drugs? The case of soaps.
- SAFETY RULES General requirements, California laws, Good Manufacturing Practices, Microbial limits, The case of product containing hydrocarbons
- INGREDIENTS Restrictions over ingredient use, CIR recommendations, California laws, OTC cosmetic drugs, Alcohol regulations
- LABELLING Overview of labelling rules, Name and place of business, Statement of identity, Net quantity of content, Product durability, Date of manufacture and/or Batch number, List of ingredients, Warnings and directions for use, Country of origin, Green dot, Natural cosmetics, Other requested information, Specific labelling requirements for OTC cosmetic drugs
- CLAIMS AND ADVERTISING General requirements, Regulated cosmetic claims, OTC cosmetic drugs, Other requirements
- MARKETING REQUIREMENTS Voluntary registration of cosmetics, California Safe Cosmetics Act, Specific requirements applicable to cosmetic drugs
- PACKAGING Packaging waste, Identification of packaging materials
- ENVIRONMENT VOC regulations, Toxics in packaging materials
- REGULATORY REFERENCES
A reminder of what is important to know is provided at the end of each section. Hyperlinks provide useful and easy references to original regulatory texts.
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DATE OF PUBLICATION: May 2012
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Vincent Gallon who collaborates to the editorial content of PremiumBeautyNews.com has a long-standing experience in global cosmetic regulations, and this, since the beginning of his professional career.
The information is only intended to provide short and workable information on laws and regulations governing cosmetic products in the United States of America (USA) and does not replace original legal and regulatory provisions. This handbook does not carry any legal authority. The information presented in this document should not be construed as technical or legal or tax advice. Readers should always refer to the original regulation or consult the official authority before making any decision.