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With Limits Of OTC Drug Fact Label ‘Simple Boxes,' Complicated Conditions Remain Rx-Only In US

Merck & Co.'s three lovastatin switch attempts showed "it would be essentially impossible to present what they needed just within the confines of those simple boxes,” says Pegasus Research CEO Clark Richardson. Two decades after DFL launched, FDA, labeling experts and other industry stakeholders recognize its limits and have more consumer comprehension study data to guide decisions on what to include as well how to format an OTC label.

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US FDA’s Remote Evaluations Of Drug Manufacturing Facilities May Become Public

Agency is considering posting its observations from remote assessments of facilities, assistant commissioner Miller tells annual FDLI meeting; new FDA Inspectional Activities Council will develop an action plan for the agency’s inspections program.

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Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 8 June, 2021

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

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OTC DFL ‘Remains Static, Non-Customizable Tool’ As US FDA Lifts Curtain On Potential Changes

Webinar on DFL requirements was a good launch toward potential changes, says CDER Office of Nonprescription Drugs Director Theresa Michele, "This is a great opportunity for us. I think we are on the cusp of a lot of neat things in the OTC marketplace."

FDA OTC Drugs

Church & Dwight: Pregnancy Test Sales Show Consumer Confidence Strong Despite Pandemic

First Response pregnancy test sales didn’t decline during the pandemic as the underlying strength of the economy doesn’t slow consumer interest in expanding their families, says Church & Dwight CEO Matthew Farrell.

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People On The Move: Appointments At Medice, AESGP And Neuraxpharm

The latest European consumer health people news: Medice hires Uwe Baumann to lead its global OTC operation; AESGP re-elects its executive team; and Neuraxpharm appoints its first chief operating officer.

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Glamnetic Invites Women To Get Acquainted With Cryptocurrency; Beauty News In Brief

Women shopping magnetic eyelash brand Glamnetic now can pay in Bitcoin, Ethereum or Dogecoin, offering an in to the cryptocurrency world historically dominated by men, the Los Angeles brand says. More news in brief.

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Cosmetic And Personal Care Weekly Trademark Review 8 June, 2021

Personal care and cosmetic product trademark filings compiled from the Official Gazette of the US Patent and Trademark Office, Class 3.

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US FDA Highlights Work To Advance Predictive Toxicology, Non-Animal Testing For Cosmetics

The FDA’s cosmetics office is exploring integrated testing strategies to identify potential skin sensitizers without use of animals, as well as use of in vitro assays to evaluate cosmetic ingredients’ dermal penetration potential. Meanwhile, CFSAN is testing the effects of substances on gene expression in collaboration with other federal agencies as part of Tox21-Phase III.

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P&G Short-Changes Crest Whitening Emulsions Claims With Comparison To Its Lower-Priced Brand

On Smile Direct's challenge, National Advertising Division says claims “better,” “100% whiter” and “whitens better” were made with disclosures too vague to indicate P&G's comparison was to its ARC Teeth Whitening Pen.

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ECHA Underscores Need For New Funding To Improve Functioning Of REACH, CLP

In its third report on the operation of core chemicals safety management programs, the European Chemicals Agency highlights declining fee income in recent years and proposes a new financing model that would afford greater predictability and support for ongoing priorities.

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Sharper Cut May Be Needed For Legislation Restoring FTC’s Monetary Relief Authority

Only bill introduced in Congress on amending Sec. 13(b) of FTC rules to restore authority would make all pending false advertising enforcements subject to the authority. H.R. 2668 also would allow FTC to target advertising as far back as 10 years from when it files a complaint.

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Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 8 June, 2021

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

Church & Dwight: Pregnancy Test Sales Show Consumer Confidence Strong Despite Pandemic

First Response pregnancy test sales didn’t decline during the pandemic as the underlying strength of the economy doesn’t slow consumer interest in expanding their families, says Church & Dwight CEO Matthew Farrell.

Business Strategies Commercial

UK’s Wren Laboratories Goes Eco With Probiotics Brand Refresh

The UK's Wren Laboratories is giving its probiotics brand Optibac an "eco-conscious makeover," including plastic-free packaging and product name changes.

United Kingdom Wellness

People On The Move: Appointments At Medice, AESGP And Neuraxpharm

The latest European consumer health people news: Medice hires Uwe Baumann to lead its global OTC operation; AESGP re-elects its executive team; and Neuraxpharm appoints its first chief operating officer.

Europe Appointments

UK Turmeric Shot Marketer Served A Regulatory Lesson For Unauthorized Pain Relief Claims

Firm apologized and removed a Facebook post that promised to rid users of stubborn aches and pains after Advertising Standards Authority determined claims were unauthorized.

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Reckitt Offloads Troubled Chinese Infant Nutrition Business

Reckitt is to divest its Chinese infant formula business in a deal worth $2.2bn following a strategic review of the troubled unit.

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Health And Wellness Weekly Trademark Review 8 June, 2021

Trademarks are registered and published for opposition with the US Patent and Trademark Office and are published weekly in the agency's Official Gazette.

Dietary Supplements OTC Drugs

Sanofi’s Nasacort Hay Fever Spray Latest In Post-Brexit UK Switch Boom

Sanofi's Nasacort Allergy Relief hay fever spray is the latest in a flood of reclassifications in the UK since the beginning of the year when the country left the European Union.

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Japan’s Switch Committee Resists Full Reform

Japan’s Rx-to-OTC Switching Evaluation Committee has accepted most of the reforms mandated by the country’s government as part of its attempt to reform the national medicines reclassification system. However, it still has more of a role than industry would perhaps like. 

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