Cosmetics RSS Feed http://www.fda.gov/ en FDA Advises Consumers, Tattoo Artists, and Retailers to Avoid Using or Selling Certain Tattoo Inks Contaminated with Microorganisms http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-recalls-alerts/fda-advises-consumers-tattoo-artists-and-retailers-avoid-using-or-selling-certain-tattoo-inks The FDA is alerting consumers, tattoo artists, and retailers of the potential for serious injury from use of tattoo inks that are contaminated with bacteria. Tue, 06 Sep 2022 10:47:05 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-recalls-alerts/fda-advises-consumers-tattoo-artists-and-retailers-avoid-using-or-selling-certain-tattoo-inks Eye Cosmetic Safety http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/eye-cosmetic-safety FDA recommendations for safe use of eye cosmetics and makeup. Tue, 28 Jun 2022 16:25:56 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/eye-cosmetic-safety Using Cosmetics Safely http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-consumers-cosmetics/using-cosmetics-safely People use cosmetics to keep clean and enhance their beauty. These products range from lipstick and nail polish to deodorant, perfume, hairspray, shampoo, shower gel, tattoos, hair adhesives, hair removal products, hair dyes, most soaps, some tooth whiteners, and some cleansing wipes. Tue, 21 Jun 2022 10:56:37 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-consumers-cosmetics/using-cosmetics-safely Cosmetics Safety Q&A: Hair Dyes http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-consumers-cosmetics/cosmetics-safety-qa-hair-dyes FDA information about using hair dyes and hair dye products safely. Mon, 06 Jun 2022 11:45:40 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-consumers-cosmetics/cosmetics-safety-qa-hair-dyes Phthalates in Cosmetics http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-ingredients/phthalates-cosmetics Overview of safety and regulatory issues related to the use of phthalates in cosmetics. Thu, 19 May 2022 09:20:28 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-ingredients/phthalates-cosmetics Cosmetics Export Certificate FAQs http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-exporters/cosmetics-export-certificate-faqs If you are exporting cosmetic products or ingredients to other countries or plan to do so, you need to be aware of U.S. legal and regulatory issues regarding exported cosmetics as well as the requirements of the countries to which you export. Wed, 06 Apr 2022 09:56:28 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-exporters/cosmetics-export-certificate-faqs Online Applications for Export Certificates for Cosmetics http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-exporters/online-applications-export-certificates-cosmetics Firms may apply for an export certificate for cosmetic products via the Certificate Application Process (CAP) online. CAP is one of three modules within the CFSAN Export Certification Application and Tracking System (CFSAN eCATS) that can be accessed through the FDA Industry Systems (FIS).<br /> Wed, 06 Apr 2022 09:30:34 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-exporters/online-applications-export-certificates-cosmetics Color Additives Permitted for Use in Cosmetics http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-ingredient-names/color-additives-permitted-use-cosmetics Table of color additives permitted for use in cosmetics provided as a quick reference to help in determining which color additives may be used in different types of cosmetics. Tue, 05 Apr 2022 11:28:12 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-ingredient-names/color-additives-permitted-use-cosmetics Warning Letters Highlight Differences Between Cosmetics and Medical Devices http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/warning-letters-related-cosmetics/warning-letters-highlight-differences-between-cosmetics-and-medical-devices FDA warning letters issued to manufacturers and/or distributors of devices marketed for regrowing hair, weight reduction, spider vein removal, and dermabrasion, as well as injectable fillers and decorative contact lenses. Mon, 04 Apr 2022 11:38:07 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/warning-letters-related-cosmetics/warning-letters-highlight-differences-between-cosmetics-and-medical-devices Warning Letters Address Drug Claims Made for Products Marketed as Cosmetics http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/warning-letters-related-cosmetics/warning-letters-address-drug-claims-made-products-marketed-cosmetics The Warning Letters appearing here illustrate an important legal distinction, the difference between a cosmetic and a drug under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&amp;C Act). Fri, 01 Apr 2022 15:40:21 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/warning-letters-related-cosmetics/warning-letters-address-drug-claims-made-products-marketed-cosmetics Summary of Cosmetics Labeling Requirements http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-labeling-regulations/summary-cosmetics-labeling-requirements FDA overview of regulatory requirements for cosmetics, with an emphasis on those that affecting labeling. Thu, 17 Mar 2022 15:45:31 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-labeling-regulations/summary-cosmetics-labeling-requirements Tattoos & Permanent Makeup: Fact Sheet http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/tattoos-permanent-makeup-fact-sheet FDA Fact Sheet of safety information on tattoos and permanent makeup. Tue, 15 Mar 2022 13:17:22 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/tattoos-permanent-makeup-fact-sheet Tanning Pills http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/tanning-pills FDA overview of safety and regulatory issues related to so-called tanning pills. Tue, 15 Mar 2022 12:59:51 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/tanning-pills Sunless Tanners & Bronzers http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/sunless-tanners-bronzers FDA overview of safety and regulatory issues related to sunless tanners and bronzers. Tue, 15 Mar 2022 12:27:22 EDT FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetic-products/sunless-tanners-bronzers Cosmetic Trade Publications http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-industry-cosmetics/cosmetic-trade-publications A list of non-governmental publications of interest to the cosmetic industry created by FDA. Thu, 10 Mar 2022 16:07:56 EST FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-industry-cosmetics/cosmetic-trade-publications Cosmetic Trade and Professional Associations http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-industry-cosmetics/cosmetic-trade-and-professional-associations A list of non-governmental trade and professional associations of interest to the cosmetic industry created by FDA. Thu, 10 Mar 2022 10:24:23 EST FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-industry-cosmetics/cosmetic-trade-and-professional-associations Cosmetics Resources from Other Government Agencies http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-industry-cosmetics/cosmetics-resources-other-government-agencies List of links to agencies other than FDA that affect the cosmetics industry. Tue, 08 Mar 2022 16:12:59 EST FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-industry-cosmetics/cosmetics-resources-other-government-agencies Cosmetics Safety Q&A: Tattoos and Permanent Makeup http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-consumers-cosmetics/cosmetics-safety-qa-tattoos-and-permanent-makeup FDA information about the safety of tattoos and permanent makeup, including henna and other temporary tattoos. Tue, 08 Mar 2022 09:27:12 EST FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/resources-consumers-cosmetics/cosmetics-safety-qa-tattoos-and-permanent-makeup Prohibited & Restricted Ingredients in Cosmetics http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-laws-regulations/prohibited-restricted-ingredients-cosmetics Summary of cosmetic product ingredients that are prohibited or restricted by FDA regulations. Fri, 04 Mar 2022 15:54:57 EST FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-laws-regulations/prohibited-restricted-ingredients-cosmetics FDA Advises Consumers to Stop Using Certain Cosmetic Products http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-recalls-alerts/fda-advises-consumers-stop-using-certain-cosmetic-products The FDA is advising consumers not to use certain Claire’s cosmetic products because they may be contaminated with asbestos fibers. Fri, 04 Mar 2022 15:45:48 EST FDA http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/cosmetics-recalls-alerts/fda-advises-consumers-stop-using-certain-cosmetic-products