VCRP Monthly Status Reports
The information in the tables below is a monthly report of activity in FDA's Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP).
On this page:
- Registration: Introduction to FDA's Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program (VCRP)
- Online Registration: How to participate in the VCRP online
- VCRP FAQs: Answers to frequently asked questions about this program
Because the law does not require cosmetic firms to register their establishments or file their product formulations with FDA, participation in this program is voluntary. For this reason, the information below does not indicate the total number of companies manufacturing or marketing cosmetics in this country, or all cosmetic products on the market.
Activity for February 2014
Number of online accounts activated this month
Number of product formulations filed this month
Total activity since the VCRP was established, in 1972
Number of active cosmetic establishment registrations
Number of labelers that have filed product formulations1
Number of product formulations on file
Number of product formulations discontinued2
Number of product formulations rejected3
2"Product formulations discontinued" are those that have been removed from the VCRP because the company has identified them as no longer in commercial distribution.
3"Product formulations rejected" are those that are incomplete or have errors that need to be corrected before they can be filed in the VCRP.