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August 26, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson, “Congress Strengthens Cosmetics Regulations,” Chemical Processing, April 12, 2023.

The ACTA Group

In a somewhat unexpected move, Congress enacted the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) on December 29, 2022, as part of the Omnibus Appropriations Act. MoCRA significantly strengthens the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authority over cosmetic products. Key provisions are summarized in this article.