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19 Antibacterial Soap Ingredients to be Banned by the FDA!

Co-authored by Jennifer Diaz and Kristina Hernandez-Tilson, an attorney in Miami, Florida, practices in state and federal court, litigating matters of civil and administrative law.  Do you assume that when shopping for soaps or body washes, consumers will often times reach for products labeled “antibacterial” in hopes that those products will keep them and their families READ MORE

IS YOUR COSMETIC PRODUCT REALLY A DRUG?

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In Junealone, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused the importation of over 200 different shipments of Cosmetics from 22 different countries. The two main reasons the FDA cited in refusing entry of cosmetic products were: The products were “misbranded” (lack of adequate directions for use, nutrient content and/or health claims, anti-ageing labeling claims READ MORE

Don’t Fry Day: FDA Delays Enforcement of Sunscreen Requirements

Today, May 25, 2012 is officially designated as Don’t Fry Day by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention. With more than 2 million Americans developing skin cancer each year, the FDA decided that it doesn’t want you to fry either. On June 18, 2012 the FDA’s new labeling and effectiveness testing requirements for sunscreen products were READ MORE