Who We Are

Based in Washington, D.C., the Personal Care Products Council is the leading national trade association representing the global cosmetic and personal care products industry. Founded in 1894, the Council represents more than 600 member companies who manufacture, distribute, and supply the vast majority of finished personal care products marketed in the U.S.  As the makers of a diverse range of products millions of consumers rely on everyday, from sunscreens, toothpaste and shampoo to moisturizer, lipstick and fragrance, personal care products companies are global leaders committed to product safety, quality and innovation.
 

 
 

Council News

Council Statement: Statement by Beth Jonas, PhD, Chief Scientist Personal Care Products Council In Response to the Environmental Working Group’s 2017 Guide to Sunscreens

Council Statement: Statement by Beth Jonas, PhD, Chief Scientist Personal Care Products Council In Response to Consumer Reports’ 2017 Sunscreens Report 

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President and CEO Personal Care Products Council on the introduction of the Personal Care Products Safety Act

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President and CEO Personal Care Products Council On the Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb, M.D., as FDA Commissioner  

Council Statement: Statement by Beth Jonas, PhD, Chief Scientist Personal Care Products Council The Personal Care Products Industry Applauds Washington State  Lawmakers for Advancing Public Health

Press Release: Industry Leaders Gather At 123rd Annual Meeting Of The Personal Care Products Council To Address Changing Landscape 

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President & CEO Personal Care Products Council Reiterating Support for Cosmetics Reform Legislation in the 115th Congress