FDA Reports ‘Proliferation’ Of Cosmetics Making Drug Claims
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
In a Consumer Update posted to its website, FDA suggests some cosmetic products “go too far” with their promises and urges consumers to be skeptical when faced with cosmetics making drug claims.
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