Keep Up-to-Date with FDA Cosmetic Regs

Posted on April 24, 2012 @ 08:21 am

ICMAD will host its 31st FDA Cosmetic Regulations Workshop on April 26, 2012, from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. at the Vanderbilt Suites, in New York, NY. The workshop provides updates on U.S. FDA activities. It also discusses:

• registering your company and products with FDA
• learning the latest information on over-the-counter drugs and new sunscreen rules
• Hearing about legal issues in the manufacturing and distribution of cosmetics
• How to substantiate the safety of your cosmetics and what can happen if you don't

The workshop offers face time with the FDA and other industry experts, including:

• David Adams, Partner, Venable, LLP
• Sharon Blinkoff, Of Counsel, Venable, LLP
• Tom Cohn, Partner, LeClairRyan
• Carl Geffken, President, Carl Geffken Consultants
• Ed Glynn, Partner, Manatt, Phelps + Philips, LLP
• Ken Hegel, Vice President, Cosmetic Insurance Services
• Linda Katz, Director, Office of Cosmetics & Colors, FDA
• Kristen Moe, Compliance Officer, CDER FDA
• Ralph Tyler, former Chief Counsel, FDA, Venable, LLP
• Annie M. Ugurlayan, Senior Staff Attorney, National Advertising Division
• Craig Weiss, President, Consumer Product Testing
• Shontell Wright, Leader, Office of Cosmetics & Colors, FDA

The cost of the event is $295 for ICMAD members and members of PBA, PCPC, SCC and BIW. The Nonmember cost is $395. Go ICMAD to register at or call 800-334-2623.