FD&C

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FD&CFood, Drug and Cosmetic
FD&CFood, Drug and Cosmetics (Act of 1938)
FD&CFacilities Development and Construction
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At issue is the degree to which the FDA can regulate the business under the terms of the Dietary Supplement Health Education Act (DSHEA), which was passed by Congress in 1994 as a supplement to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
After a recent meeting with the SPI Food, Drug and Cosmetic Packaging Materials Committee, federal FDA Deputy Commissioner For Policy, Michael Taylor said his agency may be willing to rewrite the preamble to the controversial Final Rule on Colorants for Polymers, giving industry more self-regulation in the matter.
"The original definition was that in order for a drug to have an accepted medical use it had to be lawfully marketed in the United States under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act," says Charlotte Mapes, a DEA attorney.
Under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) of 1938, it is a crime to market unsafe cosmetic products.
The Food and Drug Administration's Preamble to its final rule on "Colorants for Polymers," published August 30, states that "under normal conditions, colorants (1) have been shown to migrate to food from polymers, (2) are food additives, and (3) are subject to...the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Amending the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act in order to prevent companies from unilaterally declaring a major new additive safe (as NutraSweet initially did with Simplesse) without any public oversight.
She suffered constant pain for three months until her corneas sloughed off, all for using an eyelash dye that promised to "radiate personality." Her experience earned her a place in a Chamber of Horrors exhibit presented to members of Congress by the then-fledgling Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of a successful campaign to pass the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938.
Rather, cosmetics are regulated under two important laws: the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act/and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA).
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