COLIPA Developing Legislative Harmonization Guide To "Florence Principles"
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The European Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association is in the early stages of developing a legislative model for international cosmetics regulatory harmonization that will complement the "Florence Principles," Gillette Scientific Affairs Director Keith Legge said during COLIPA's General Assembly in London June 25.
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