Who We Are

Based in Washington, D.C., the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) is the leading national trade association representing global cosmetics and personal care products companies. Founded in 1894, PCPC’s approximately 600 member companies 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 and trust every day – 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 the leading trade associations for the cosmetics and personal care products industry in the United States, Canada and Mexico on the US, Mexico Canada Agreement

Council Statement: Personal Care Products Industry Shares Goal with Governor Brown to Protect Consumer & Animal Welfare in California

Council Statement: Statement by Alex Kowcz, Chief Scientist  Personal Care Products Council On Breast Cancer Prevention Partners’ New Report

Council Statement: Personal Care Products Council on California Assembly Bill 2775 Regarding Professional Product Labeling

Council Statement: On the Impact of Tariffs on the Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Industry

Council Statement: Statement by Francine Lamoriello, EVP, Global Strategies Personal Care Products Council On the Impact of Tariffs on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products from China

Council Statement: Statement by Alex Kowcz, Chief Scientist Personal Care Products Council On Restricting the Use of Sunscreens in Hawaii  

Council Statement: Statement by Francine Lamoriello, EVP, Global Strategies Personal Care Products Council On the Impact of Retaliatory Tariffs on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Council Statement: Statement by Alexandra Kowcz, Chief Scientist Personal Care Products Council On the Sunscreen Ban in Hawaii

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President and CEO, Personal Care Products Council In Response to EU Tariff Retaliation

Council Statement: Statement by Thomas Myers, EVP, Legal & Regulatory Personal Care Products Council In Response to a Recent Study about the Impact of Cosmetics and Personal Care Products on Air Quality

Council Statement: Personal Care Products Council Appoints Alexandra Kowcz, Chief Scientist; Industry Expert to Direct Cosmetic Industry’s Scientific Programs and Advance Safety Mission

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President and CEO Personal Care Products Council on the Introduction of the FDA Cosmetic Safety and Modernization Act (S.2003)