FDA issues Warning Letters to let companies know that they have violated the laws we enforce and to tell them what corrective action they need to take.
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- Drug Claims Made for Products Marketed as Cosmetics
- Cosmetics as Adulterated Due to Microbial Contamination
- Warning & Untitled Letters to Industry Citing Color Additive Violations
- Differences Between Cosmetics and Medical Devices
- Dollar Tree, Inc (November 2022)
- LEC Custom Products, Inc. (September 2020)
- Nature Essence Small Molecule Co., LTD (February 2020)
- Greenbrier International, Inc dba Dollar Tree (November 2019)
- Hangzhou Badi Daily Use Chemical Company (August 2019)
- Glint Cosmetics Pvt. Ltd. (May 2019)
- Van Tibolli Beauty Corp. GK Hair Taming System (September 2015)
- Brazilian Blowout (August 2011)
- Black Henna Ink, Inc. Cites Illegal Use of Color Additive (August 2006)
- Recalls & Alerts
- Is It a Cosmetic, a Drug, or Both? (Or Is It Soap?)
- FDA Authority Over Cosmetics
- Key Legal Concepts: "Interstate Commerce," "Adulterated," and "Misbranded"
- Import Alerts Related to Cosmetics