ICCR Accepts Four Regulatory Guidance Reports; NGOs Seek Bigger Role
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Regulators from the U.S., Canada, the EU and Japan accepted reports offering guidelines for regulatory harmonization within the areas of nanotechnology, alternative test methods, trace materials and safety assessments at the fifth meeting of the International Cooperation on Cosmetic Regulation.
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