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PCPC Lobbies for More FDA Funding

Posted: July 15, 2008

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She emphasized the fact that the FDA's budget has reduced significantly in real terms during the past 30 years while its duties have become more onerous.

In its current form, the FDA Globalization Act will again increase its workload. The proposed legislation requires cosmetics manufacturers to register the products it manufacturers and their ingredients annually with the FDA subject to a $2,000 registration fee.

Under the proposals, companies will also have to comply with good manufacturing practices and report all anticipated and unanticipated adverse events.

CosmeticsDesign.com, July 9, 2008