The Foundation of Beauty: Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Law and Regulation 101

Mar 27, 2019 8:30am - 12:00pm

$600

Speakers

Georgia Carole Ravitz, Esq.
Partner
Arent Fox LLP (Washington, DC)

What is it about?

Registration begins at 8:30 am

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
    • cGMPs
    • Labeling
  • 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