07 Jul '11, 9am

Introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Act Means that the Beauty ...: The policies for ingredient use in cosmetics h...

Introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Act Means that the Beauty ...: The policies for ingredient use in cosmetics h...

The Safe Cosmetics Act requires all domestic and foreign establishments that manufacture, package or distribute cosmetics in the U.S. to register annually with the FDA and pay a sliding scale registration fee; microbusinesses with under $2 million in annual sales are exempt from registration and fees, and small businesses with sales of less than $10 million per year are exempt from fees. The bill also requires the FDA to create a list of specific contaminants likely to be found in certain cosmetics ingredients, provide testing protocols for these contaminants and determine the level at which these contaminants must be listed on ingredient labels.

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