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CTFA on security

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

"It is very important to emphasize" FDA's draft security guidance for cosmetics processors and transporters should not be considered minimum standards that every cosmetics company must meet, Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association states in May 20 comments to the agency. "Because of the diversity of the industry, all of the guidance may not be applicable to every company, CTFA adds. Association claims FDA's guidelines are "remarkably consistent" with its own Product Security and Tampering Incident guidelines and says it supports efforts by FDA to encourage regulated industries to be attentive to product security. FDA's draft guidelines, released in March, recommend random plant security inspections (1"The Rose Sheet" March 24, 2003, p. 6)...

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