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Sen. Feinstein’s Cosmetics Safety Bill Launches With GOP Cosponsor

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The Personal Care Products Safety Act would preempt duplicative state-level requirements for ingredient use and manufacturer responsibilities, addressing what has become one of the foremost banes of industry in recent years, while increasing FDA’s authority over the sector and giving it new responsibilities with regard to ingredient safety review. Additional compliance requirements for industry could prove challenging, but the positive PR likely to result from the legislation could help soften the blow.

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