Cosmetics marketed in the United States, whether manufactured domestically or imported must comply with the following regulations: Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), Fair Packaging and Labeling Act External Link Disclaimer (FP&L Act).The Law does not require that cosmetic products or ingredients (with the exception of color additives) to have FDA approval prior to entering the market. 

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About Global Regulatory Partners

Global Regulatory Partners Inc, (GRP) is an American company that provides regulatory affairs, clinical, quality and safety services to medical devices and pharmaceutical companies globally. GRP headquarters is located in Massachusetts USA and its main affiliates are located in China, Japan, Brazil, Mexico and South Korea. GRP helps many life science companies register their products in different countries in compliance with local regulations.