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EC Proposes Harmonizing Cosmetics Safety, Labeling With U.S. Through TTIP

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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As negotiators from the U.S. and the European Commission continue discussing ways to further trade between the two regions as part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the EC recommends a “regulatory convergence” for the cosmetics sector. In a position paper, the EC proposes mutual recognition of lists of prohibited and allowed substances in cosmetics, among other measures.

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