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FDA Commish Nominee Could Be Mixed Blessing For Cosmetics Industry

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Physician and former FDA official Scott Gottlieb, nominated by President Trump to head up the agency, is a more conventional pick for the role than other reportedly short-listed individuals. His science background checks a box on the cosmetics industry’s wish list, but he also – like Trump – has been a proponent of cutting red tape, while cosmetics players are actually seeking more involved federal oversight.


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