Establishing the Dividing Line: Is Your Product a Drug?

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Title: Establishing the Dividing Line: Is Your Product a Drug?
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To some, the line dividing non-drug form drug products is vague and seemingly unreadable. Most companies go out of their way not to cross the line, in the hopes of not having to deal with the regulatory issues that come with marketing drug products. Yet, more and more often, as new claims come onto the market, the exact point at which your product becomes a drug and not a cosmetic comes into the picture as a critical consideration in product development and marketing.

Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Apr. 1, 2001 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.