October 12, 2023

FDA Seeks Comment on Cosmetics Direct and Forms Regarding Registration of Cosmetic Product Facility and Cosmetic Product Listing

On September 15, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is seeking comment on its newly developed draft electronic submission portal (Cosmetics Direct) and paper forms (Forms FDA 5066 and 5067). The submission portal and paper forms are part of FDA’s implementation of the new registration and listing requirements mandated by the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA). FDA has provided screenshots of the draft electronic system, draft Form...
July 12, 2023

UK REACH Amended to Extend Registration Deadlines

On June 28, 2023, Rebecca Pow, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), signed the REACH (Amendment) Regulations 2023, extending the UK Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) registration deadlines. The Explanatory Memorandum states that the amendment extends the current legislative deadlines for registrants to submit information to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) under UK REACH. It also...
September 21, 2022

ORs Must Declare Non-EU Manufacturers in REACH-IT by October 14, 2022

By Lynn L. Bergeson and Carla N. Hutton The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) recently reminded only representatives (OR) that they must identify the non-European Union (EU) manufacturers that they represent and provide their contact information in REACH-IT by October 14, 2022. According to an April 24, 2022, news item, ORs must have a separate REACH-IT account for each non-EU manufacturer they represent and have the necessary registrations for each. The contact information that must be...