Antimicrobial Data Support CTFA/SDA Performance Criteria - Petition
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
A comprehensive literature review of topical antimicrobial data "corroborates" the suitability of the product performance criteria advocated by industry, the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association and Soap & Detergent Association maintain in an Aug. 6 joint submission to FDA.
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