Cosmetic labelling requirements in the United States

One of the key factors in bringing a new cosmetic product to the market is ensuring that your labelling is compliant. In the United States, cosmetic labelling is regulated by the FDA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C) and under the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA). Some of the reasons that a product can be considered misbranded include: • its labelling is false or misleading • its label fails to provide required information • its required label information is not properly displayed Read more...

Understanding Canada's cosmetic regulations

Health Canada regulates cosmetics under the Cosmetic Regulations of the Federal Drug Act. Cosmetic products in Canada do not require approval prior to marketing, however they must be notified once they enter the market. Some products on the Cosmetic-Drug Interface may actually be Non-Prescription Drugs or Natural Health Products. EcoMundo can help you classify your products. Read more...

Over-the-Counter drug registration in the United States

An Over-the-Counter (OTC) drug is a product that is generally safe and effective for use without seeking help from a health professional. There can be a fine line between when a product is considered a Cosmetic, an Over-the-Counter drug, or both. Unlike Cosmetic products, an OTC must have pre-approval before entering the market. We enlighten you on the registration process of an OTC drug, in the United States of America. Read more...

EcoMundo is once again nominated for the COSMETIC 360 Awards!

Last 17th-18th October, we exposed at the COSMETIC 360 fair that took place at the Carrousel du Louvre. This year, we presented the international aspect of our software module “Formula Check” to the players of the cosmetic industry. We were also nominated – for the second consecutive year – for the “Cosmetic 360 Award” in the category “Support Function for the Cosmetic Industry”. Here’s what you need to know about this event! Read more...