PCPC: State Legislation, ‘Fake Science,' FDA’s Sunscreen Monograph Among Top 2019 Challenges
The Personal Care Products Council’s top execs identified key legislative, regulatory and public affairs challenges facing industry in 2019 during a Feb. 26 panel discussion at the group’s annual meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.
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