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PCPC Experts Offers Insights Into U.S.; EU Regulations
By: Jeff Falk
Posted: April 5, 2012
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We have also been very supportive of initiatives to include regulatory harmonization in bilateral and multilateral trade initiatives being undertaken by the Obama Administration. For example, we are very pleased that harmonization and removal of trade barriers in cosmetics products is being discussed in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. We have also worked closely with our sister associations in Canada and Mexico to encourage harmonization of cosmetics regulation as an area to be treated in the North American Regional Harmonization efforts that are underway. Most recently, we participated in a meeting of the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) to support a work plan on these issues.
At the Natural Beauty Summit America, Ahmed will discuss the future of organic and natural ISO standards, as well as explore U.S. standards for organic and natural cosmetics. Readers of GCI can take 20% off the registration cost to Natural Beauty Summit America by entering the code GCI20.