Personal Care Products Council

Negotiations Regarding Proposed Federal Regulatory Bill of Beauty Products Stall

Negotiations Regarding Proposed Federal Regulatory Bill of Beauty Products Stall

Progress toward new federal legislation for beauty products in 2014 took one giant step backward, perhaps more, when the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a letter March 6 criticizing industry trade associations and their ongoing efforts to create it—and made that letter public.

Harris Interactive: Americans Uninformed About Sun Protection, Antiaging

Harris Interactive: Americans Uninformed About Sun Protection, Antiaging

Many Americans are entirely unaware of the risks of sun exposure as well as who is at risk for sun damage and sun protection, according to a new nationwide online survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Personal Care Products Council trade association.

Harris Interactive: Americans Uninformed About Sun Protection, Antiaging, p.2

Harris Interactive: Americans Uninformed About Sun Protection, Antiaging, p.2

“Unfortunately, the American public still has a long way to go before we treat sunscreen the way we treat seat belts,” adds Ahmed. “Every time you step out of your door, you should automatically apply sunscreen—rain or shine, summer or winter—as well as wear protective clothing and seek shade whenever possible.”

According to the AAD and the Skin Cancer Foundation, some of the best ways to protect oneself from UV damage are to:

ICMAD FDA Cosmetic Regulations Workshop April 26 in New York City

Courtesy of Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors

Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers & Distributors will host its 31st U.S. Food and Drug Administration Cosmetic Regulations Workshop on April 26 inside the Vanderbilt Suites at the MetLife Building in New York City.

Personal Care Products Council Expands Annual Meeting

The Personal Care Products Council—a national trade association representing the global cosmetic and personal-care products industry—will hold this year’s annual meeting in Naples, Florida, Feb. 21-24.