US and Canada Regulatory Updates

Jan 1, 2013 | Contact Author | By: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
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Title: US and Canada Regulatory Updates
Canadax natural health productsx Californiax claimsx sunscreensx dandruff shampoosx SPF lip protectantsx active (druglike) claims in the U.S.x green chemistryx
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Keywords: Canada | natural health products | California | claims | sunscreens | dandruff shampoos | SPF lip protectants | active (druglike) claims in the U.S. | green chemistry

Abstract: Several major regulatory changes are coming in cosmetics from Canada, while in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been active in sending out warning letters to cosmetic companies making unapproved drug claims. This column provides an overview of them.

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DC Steinberg, Regulatory Review: US and Canada updates: Canadian cosmetic harmonization and the FDA's claim crackdown, Cosm & Toil 128(1) 20-27 (Jan 2013)

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Several major regulatory changes are coming in cosmetics from Canada, while in the United States, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been active in sending out warning letters to cosmetic companies making unapproved drug claims. This column provides an overview of them.

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Biography: David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates

David C. Steinberg founded Steinberg & Associates, a consulting firm based in Plainsboro, NJ, USA, in 1995. Co-founder of the graduate program in cosmetic sciences at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he lectured for 18 years on cosmetic chemistry, Steinberg has more than 35 years of experience in marketing, technical service and regulatory affairs in the personal care industry. In addition, he was president of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists in 1991. Steinberg is a frequent speaker worldwide on cosmetic regulations and preservation as well as sunscreen and cosmetic ingredient chemistry. In 2009, he was honored as the first regulatory expert in personal care to be granted fellow status by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society. He wrote the Alluredbook, Preservatives for Cosmetics, Third Edition. 

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