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Hydroquinone Marketer Ceases Shipments After Warning From Texas

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Obagi Medical is ceasing shipments of hydroquinone 4% products to doctors’ offices in Texas after the state's Department of State Health Services (DSHS) warned about compliance with federal and Texas laws.

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