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.
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Council Statement. Statement by Farah Ahmed, Chair, Sunscreen Committee, Personal Care Products Council, in Response to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) 2014 Sunscreen Report
Council Statement. The Personal Care Products Council Statement on Plastic Microbeads in Cosmetic and Personal Care Products
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Council Statement. Statement by President & CEO Lezlee Westine Personal Care Products Council on Negotiations with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regarding Cosmetics Legislation
Council News Release. Industry Leaders Spotlight Innovation in the Global Marketplace at the Personal Care Products Council' s 120th Annual Meeting-- Newly Re-Elected Chairman Applauds Look Good Feel Better during their 25th Anniversary
European RECAST Guidelines Now Accessible to Members. As the European Union prepares to repeal Cosmetics Regulation 76/768/EEC and fully implement Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009, it is important for companies to fully understand what is expected of them.
INCI is no longer required to be translated into Spanish in Mexico. The availability of the Spanish version of the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook ended on Dec. 18, 2012 as NOM-141 officially comes into force and the use of INCI is valid in Mexico.