Touching Up Cosmetics Regulation

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 1:19 PM EDT) -- On March 27, 2012, Director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Michael M. Landa testified on the “current state of cosmetics” before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health of the Energy and Commerce Committee.

The testimony was given at a hearing to consider a request in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 president’s budget for user fees for mandatory cosmetic establishment registration.

The FY 2013 president’s budget request includes new legislative authority for the FDA to require domestic...
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