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Industry Information 

Take a few moments to look through the websites listed below which includes links to everything from the FDA, national organizations to general industry sites.

Below you will also find links to ICMAD's Industry Alerts. To view the full alert, you must log in as an ICMAD member.

Government Sites

California Air Resources Board (CARB)

California Environmental Protection Agency

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Department of Health & Human Services

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Government Printing Office

House of Representatives Home Page

Internal Revenue Service

International Trade Commission

Library of Congress

Nat'l. Institute of Standards & Technology

National Institute of Health Sciences/Japan

National Science Foundation

National Toxicology Program

Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Office of U.S. Trade Representative       

Senate Home Page

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Trade Information Center (Exports)

U.S. Customs Service

U.S. Department of Commerce 

U.S. Patents & Trademark Office

U.S. Postal Service

Industry Organizations

American Academy of Dermatology

American Association of Testing Materials

American Chemical Society

Health Canada

Look Good Feel Better: Helping Women with Cancer

Personal Care: Info Based on Scientific Facts

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

Society of Cosmetic Chemists 

The Fragrance Foundation 


Beyond Beauty Paris

Cosmetic/Personal Care Magazine

Cosmetics & Toiletries

Cosmetics Magazine

Global Cosmetic Industry

Happi Contract Mfg/Private Label Directory

Happi Magazine

Package Design Magazine


General Sites

American National Standards Institute

Chemical Abstracts Service

Cosmetic Index 

Cosmetic Ingredient Review

European Union

Export Legal Assistance Network

Food and Drug Law Institute 

GCI Supplier Search


US Pharmacopeial

World Health Organization


Industry Alert Items

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Industry Alert - JAMA Clean Beauty Editorial - click for download - Dec 30, 2019

We wanted to advise our membership of a recent Editorial entitled 'Natural Does Not Mean Safe. The Dirt on Clean Beauty Products.' that appeared in the December JAMA Dermatology magazine. Please click to download the editorial and read our comments.  

Industry Alert - NEW VOC LIMITS - Click for download - Nov 12, 2019

CARB has proposed new VOC limits on certain cosmetic and personal care product categories.  Please download the Industry Alert and click the link in the pdf to take the survey about how these limits will impact your business.

Industry Alert -CBD WARNING LETTERS - Click for download - Nov 12, 2019

The FTC has announced today (Sept 10) that warning letters have been sent out to 3 businesses selling oils, creams, capsules, and gummies that contain CBD.  Earlier this year, FDA has sent warning letters to companies making drug claims on CBD products, some of which were cosmetic products (lotions).

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Dec 17, 2018

On Wednesday December 12, the Farm Bill passed both houses of Congress and will now move to the President for signature.  We fully expect that this Bill will be signed by the President in the next week or two.

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Nov 15, 2018

On November 9, 2018, the China National Medical Products Administration announced that registration of first-imported non-specials cosmetics will be entirely replaced by filing management nationwide from November 10, 2018.

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Oct 03, 2018

In response to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, "Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals Report," ICMAD issued this statement.

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Sep 18, 2018

As you may be aware, the Trump Administration has announced new tariffs of 10% on Chinese goods.

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Sep 06, 2018

As a follow-up to our recent industry alert, we want to update you on developments related to SB 1249, known as the California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act. 

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Aug 27, 2018

Beginning on August 30, 2018, the amended regulations will take effect for what constitutes a clear and reasonable warning under California's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, better known as Prop 65.

Industry Alert-Click For Download - Aug 23, 2018

California Companies Needed - California SB 1249.

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