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Cosmetic Trade and Professional Associations

The trade and professional associations listed below may be of interest to cosmetics manufacturers, packers, and distributors. The names, addresses, phone numbers and other information provided here are not intended to be a comprehensive list. For more information, search online, check your telephone directory, or contact the reference section of your local library. 

Reference on this Web page to any specific commercial products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the U.S. government, FDA, or FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FDA-CFSAN). FDA is not responsible for the contents of any "off-site" Web pages referenced from this page.

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Aerosol Industry Development Association (AIDA)
8400 S. Lakeside Dr.
Downers Grove, IL 60516-4925
Phone: (630) 985-0200
Fax: (331) 777-2239
Email: dpciechna@gmail.com

American Chemical Society (ACS)
1155 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (800) 227-5558 (U.S. only)
Outside U.S.: (202) 872-4600
Email: help@acs.org
Website: www.acs.org Exit Disclaimer

American Chemistry Council
700 Second St., NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 249-7000
Fax: (202) 249-6100
Website: www.americanchemistry.com 

American Cleaning Institute
(formerly The Soap and Detergent Association)

1331 L Street NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 347-2900
Fax: (202) 347-4110
Email:info@cleaninginstitute.org
Website: http://www.cleaninginstitute.org disclaimer icon

American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL)
1875 I St., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006-0021
Phone: (202) 887-5872
Fax: (202) 887-0021
Email: info@acil.org
Website: www.acil.org 

American Health and Beauty Aids Institute (AHBAI)
P.O. Box 19510
Chicago, IL 60619-0510
Phone: (708) 633-6328
Fax: (708) 633-6329
Email: ahbai1@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.ahbai.org 

American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS)
2710 S. Boulder
Urbana, IL 61802-6996
Phone (217) 359-2344
Fax: (217) 351-8091
Email: general@aocs.org
Website: www.aocs.org 

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
2215 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 628-4410
Fax: (202) 783-2351
Website: www.pharmacist.com 

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International
100 Barr Harbor Dr.
P.O. Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959
Phone: (877) 909-2786 (U.S. and Canada)
International: (610) 832-9585
Website: www.astm.org 

American Society of Perfumers (ASP)
P.O. Box 1256
Piscataway, NJ 08855-1256
Phone: (201) 500-6101
Fax: (877) 732-0090
Email: info@perfumers.org
Website: www.perfumers.org 

AOAC International
2275 Research Blvd., Suite 300
Rockville, MD 20850-3250
Phone: (800) 379-2622 (North America)
+1.301.924.7077 (Worldwide)
Fax: +1.301.924.7089
Email: AOAC@aoac.org
Website: www.aoac.org 

Association for Accessible Medicines
601 New Jersey Ave. NW, Suite 850
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 249-7100
Email: info@accessiblemeds.org
Website: www.accessiblemeds.org disclaimer icon

Beauty Industry West
Website: https://beautyindustrywest1.wildapricot.org/ disclaimer icon

Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association (CCSPA)
130 Albert St., Suite 800
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5G4
Phone: (613) 232-6616
Fax: (613) 233-6350
Email: assoc@ccspa.org
Website: www.ccspa.org 

Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CCTFA)
420 Brittania Rd. East, Suite 102
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L4Z 3L5
Phone: (905) 890-5161
Fax: (905) 890-2607
Email: ca@cosmeticsalliance.ca
Website: www.cctfa.ca 

Council of Producers & Distributors of Agrotechnology
1730 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Suite 812
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 386-7407
Fax: (202) 386-7409
Email: info@cpda.com 
Website: www.cpda.com 

Consumer Aerosol Products Council (CAPCO)
PO Box 5098
Fullerton, CA 92838
Email: info@aerosolproducts.org
Website: http://www.aerosolproducts.org 

Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA)
1667 K St. NW, Suite. 300
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 872-8110
Fax: (202) 223-2636
Email: info@cpsa.org
Web site: www.cspa.org 

Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW)
159 West 25th St., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (646) 929-8000
Fax: (212) 685-3334
Email: info@cew.org
Website: www.cew.org 

Cosmetic Industry Buyers and Suppliers (CIBS)
36 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Phone: (631) 758-4200 x112
Email: cibsmail@cibsonline.com
Website: www.cibsonline.com  

Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR)
1620 L St. N.W., Suite 1200
Washington D. C. 20036
Phone: (202) 331-0651
Fax: (202) 331-0088
Email: cirinfo@cir-safety.org
Website: www.cir-safety.org 

Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association (DCAT)
1 Union St., Suite 208
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Phone: (609) 208-1888 or (800) 640-DCAT (3228)
Fax: (609) 208-0599
Email: info@dcat.org
Website: www.dcat.org 

Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA)
1620 I St. NW, Suite 925
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone:202-293-5800
Email: info@femaflavor.org
Website: www.femaflavor.org 

Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)
185 Admiral Cochrane Dr., Suite 105
Annapolis MD 21401
Phone: (410) 694-0800
Fax: (410) 694-0900
Email: fpa@flexpack.org
Website: www.flexpack.org 

Food & Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
1155 15th St. NW, Suite 910
Washington, DC 20005-2706
Phone: (202) 371-1420 or (800) 956-6293 
Fax: (202) 371-0649
Email: info@fdli.org
Website: www.fdli.org 

The Fragrance Foundation  
57 West 57th St., Floor 4
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 725-2755
Email: info@fragrance.org
Website: www.fragrance.org 

Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)
1220 North Fillmore St., Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 684-6359
Fax: (703) 546-0588
Email: info@gpi.org
Website: www.gpi.org   

Handcrafted Cosmetic Alliance
7820 E. Pleasant Valley Rd
Independence, OH 44131
Phone: (800) 359-0944
Website: www.handmadecosmeticalliance.orgdisclaimer icon