In-Person Workshop A — The Foundation of Beauty: Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Law and Regulation 101

Mar 19, 2024 9:00am – 12:30 PM

Kyle Diamantas
Jones Day

Virginia Hill, M.S., RAC (US)
Director, Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs

Workshop is available In-Person only.

This interactive workshop will set the stage for the two-day main conference by providing you with a comprehensive overview of the laws and regulations affecting cosmetics and personal care products. Points of discussion will include:

  • Understanding the role and authority of FDA in the cosmetics and personal care products market
  • Regulatory classification: Is it a cosmetic, a drug or something else?
    • Definitions: Identifying the difference between a cosmetic product and a drug under the Food, Drug & Cosmetics Act
    • Exploring circumstances in which a product can be considered a drug, medical device, dietary supplement, or consumer product
    • Explaining structure/function claims
  • Analyzing how a personal care product comes to market: Cosmetics vs. OTC drugs
    • Notification vs. Listing
    • Labeling
    • cGMPs
    • OTC Monographs
  • Identifying FDA requirements governing
    • Ingredients, including color additives
  • Reviewing FDA versus FTC jurisdiction for advertising and promotion of cosmetics and personal care products
  • Comprehending pre and post market responsibilities
    • Complaint monitoring and investigation
    • Adverse event reporting
    • Best practices for cosmetic recalls and product reintroduction
  • Other “regulators”
    • Retailers
    • Consumers
    • The States
  • CPSC, EPA, other federal agencies