Looking Good in the Eyes of the Law: 2015 Cosmetics Compliance Seminar

Looking Good in the Eyes of the Law: 2015 Cosmetics Compliance Seminar

Join us for a day and a half legal seminar devoted to the cosmetics industry on April 17-18, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Continue reading “Looking Good in the Eyes of the Law: 2015 Cosmetics Compliance Seminar”

FDA Warning Letters: cleansers, creams, moisturizers deemed drugs by FDA

FDA Warning Letters: cleansers, creams, moisturizers deemed drugs by FDA

Under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, cosmetic products and ingredients do not need FDA pre-market approval, with the exception of color additives. As a result, FDA’s enforcement of the FDCA are taken against products already on the market.  One such enforcement mechanism is the issuance of Warning Letters.  As Warning Letters are posted, available here, I will post a summary of those letters involving cosmetic products and topical over-the-counter drug products that are often marketed by traditionally cosmetic companies (e.g., acne products, sunscreens, topical analgesics, and skin protectants).  In October and November 2014, the FDA issued 3 such letters… Continue reading “FDA Warning Letters: cleansers, creams, moisturizers deemed drugs by FDA”