Cosmetics Reform Bill Relaunches In Senate, Sending Stakeholders To Familiar Corners
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
The Personal Care Products Safety Act introduced in the Senate May 11, and the Cosmetic Modernization Amendments Act that launched in the House earlier this year, closely mirror versions that divided big and small business in the last Congress. So while the US political environment may be dramatically changed, the legislative situation for stakeholders seeking updated cosmetics regulations, at the moment, is not.
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