NGOs Push For Senate HELP Committee To Take Up Cosmetics Bill
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
With the Personal Care Products Safety Act appearing to have stalled, NGOs redouble efforts to drum up Congressional support. At the same time, the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and key founding members continue to call for amendments that would increase FDA and industry responsibilities, which could serve only to further impede the already divisive legislation.
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