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ICCR Ushers Forth Updated Cosmetic GMP Guidelines From FDA

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA’s draft revision of Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practices takes into account international consensus formed through harmonization efforts under the International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulations, says the agency. The recommendations update guidelines created in 1997 and revised in 2008.

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