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CARES Act Amount Information Reporting Application

CARES Act Amount Information Reporting Application

The registrants of drug establishments or their authorized agents can now report through the updated application in the NextGen Portal. The FDA has issued a final guidance to assist the registrants of drug establishments in submitting reports to FDA on the amount of...

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Update to California Reportable Ingredients List

Update to California Reportable Ingredients List

California published an update to the Reportable Ingredients List under the Safe Cosmetics Program on January 19th, 2024, to ensure all products sold in California containing specific hazardous ingredients are disclosed to the California Department of Public Health...

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NHP Monograph Revisions Batch 2 open for comments!

NHP Monograph Revisions Batch 2 open for comments!

The Natural Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) began revising the NHP monographs in October 2023 with an objective to modernize the monographs, ensuring they meet the new NHP labeling requirements. The consultation period for the Batch 1 monographs...

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Are you CEPA compliant? 

Are you CEPA compliant? 

The Canada Environmental Protection Act (CEPA, 1999) regulates toxic substances under the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations. This oversight is for safeguarding the environment and human health. These regulations prohibit the manufacture, use, sale,...

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Washington’s new cosmetic law!

Washington’s new cosmetic law!

Washington State has introduced a new law under The Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act that could impact your product portfolio. Applicable from January 1, 2025, this law will restrict the manufacture, distribution, and sale of cosmetic products that contain one or more of...

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MoCRA REMINDER!

MoCRA REMINDER!

As 2024 has kicked off, the FDA has geared up to enforce its MoCRA requirements for cosmetics. The extended deadline for facilities to submit cosmetic facility registrations and product listings on the FDA Cosmetics Direct portal continues to be July 01, 2024. If your...

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The DEL and MDEL renewal season is here! 

The DEL and MDEL renewal season is here! 

All DEL and MDEL holders, please be reminded that the deadline to submit your renewal applications this year is Mar. 31, 2024, in order to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and continue with licensable activities. This process involves an annual fee...

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