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CPG Sec. 590.500 Packaging Technologies and Tamper-Resistant Packaging Requirements for Cosmetic Products




Tamper-resistant packaging requirements for certain cosmetic products are located in 21 CFR 700.25.

See Compliance Policy Guide Section 450.500 (Tamper-Resistant Packaging Requirements for Over-the-Counter Human Drug Products) for some background and a list of packaging technologies that are capable of meeting the requirements for a tamper-resistant package.

Issued: 4/27/88

Revised: 5/2005

Updated:  11/29/05