Join us for a day and a half legal seminar devoted to the cosmetics industry on April 17-18, 2015 in San Francisco, California.
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, […]
On November 26, 2014, the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141) was approved by President Obama and became law. The Sunscreen Innovation Act is intended to streamline the process by which the FDA will review new sunscreen ingredients. The following is a summary of some of the key features of the Act:
On November 4, 2014, a New York federal judge granted J&J’s motion to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit which accused J&J of using false and misleading labeling to market its Listerine mouthwash. In J&J’s motion, it argued that the claims were preempted by the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act (FD&C Act).