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California Enacts Cosmetic Fragrance And Flavor Act, Adding To Impactful Session For Personal Care

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Trade secret protections for fragrance ingredients in consumer products have been under pressure for years as consumers’ “right to know” has ascended over competitive business interests. California’s newly enacted SB 312 imposes substantial new ingredient-reporting duties on cosmetic product manufacturers, including disclosure of fragrance allergens restricted in Europe.

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