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ICMAD Announces Finalists of 2020 Annual Young Designers Competition - Jan 21, 2020

ADDISON, TEXAS. (January 21, 2020) – The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) Association is proud to announce the finalists of the 2020 Young Designers Awards Competition

ICMAD Response to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners Report on Fragrance - Oct 02, 2018

In response to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, “Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals Report,” ICMAD issued the following statement.

ICMAD Statement on Passage of California SB-1249 - Sep 06, 2018

On Sept. 1, California lawmakers approved Senate Bill 1249, the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, which is expected to be signed into law.

ICMAD Statement on California SB-1249 - Aug 09, 2018

Consumer health and safety is of the utmost concern to the cosmetics and personal care industry, and while the reduction and eventual elimination of animal testing and use of alternative testing methods is something all cosmetic and personal care companies are working towards; California’s SB-1249 could ultimately ban cosmetics from being sold in California.

ICMAD Pleased to Announce Karl Palmer and Peter Duchesneua as Distinguished Session Speakers at 2017 Technical/Regulatory Forum - Jan 19, 2017

ICMAD is proud to announce the addition of two distinguished session speakers to their 2017 Technical/Regulatory Forum being held February 9th and 10th.

ICMAD Calls For National Standard To Modernize Cosmetics Regulations - Oct 17, 2016

Today, the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association (ICMAD) urged Congress to support a national safety standard for the cosmetic industry to preserve industry innovation and avoid burdening small cosmetic businesses.

ICMAD's Statement on Support of Legislation to Modernize the FDA's Oversight Over Cosmetics - Aug 16, 2016

As announced back in April of 2016, The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) decided after careful review and consideration, that it could not support the "Personal Care Products Safety Act," Bill (S. 1014) introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and co-sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), as it placed too large a burden on small business, did not provide reasonable National Uniformity, and would, if passed, stifle innovation in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

Revered Industry Experts to Headline Cosmetic Innovators of the Year Awards, Honoring Best in Beauty Product Innovation - Jun 27, 2016

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors (ICMAD) is proud to announce the three revered beauty business experts who will headline the nation's premiere event honoring innovation and creativity in beauty product manufacturing and distribution. 

ICMAD Applauds Additional Support for Proposed Cosmetics Legislation with Cosponsors from Key Districts in Texas - Apr 20, 2016

Support for H.R. 4075, the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act, is gaining momentum with recent backing from two U.S. congressional leaders, including a Democratic cosponsor.