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US and EU Regulations Update
By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
Posted: December 23, 2005, from the June 2004 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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- From Cosmetics & Toiletries
- June 2004 issue, pg 32
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United States – OTC Drug Review Call for Data On December 31, 2003, the FDA announced a call for data for an OTC drug review, for drugs that have not been reviewed as of this date. These include drugs sold before 5/11/72 (when the OTC drug review began) and identified by OTC category. Also included are OTC drugs marketed before 12/4/75 and described the DA’s general regulatory policy. The call for data covers these categories of ingredients, some of which have been considered to be cosmetics, not drugs:
- Nasal moisturizer drug products
- Urinary analgesic/antiseptic drug products
- Urinary acidifiers and alkalinizers
- Aloe vera and urea
- Wrinkle remover products
- Lubricants and vaginal moisturizers
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