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Cosmetics That ‘Do Something’ A Regulatory Compliance Challenge

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Food and drug attorney Katherine Giannamore speaks to the challenges cosmetic firms face in marketing their offerings competitively – as products that “do something” – without violating FDA’s definition of a cosmetic. While companies may instinctively want to push the envelope, the repercussions of a warning letter should not be taken lightly, she said, emphasizing the importance of regulatory risk assessment.

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