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Cosmetics Europe Eyes Regulatory Convergence, Not Harmonization

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

In an interview with “The Rose Sheet,” Cosmetics Europe Director-General Bertil Heerink suggested that international alignment of cosmetics regulations is at once one of the biggest challenges and opportunities before industry. Regulatory convergence, including mutual recognition of regulations across borders, would help the cosmetics industry to thrive – so long as consumer protection standards are not lowered, he said.

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