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 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)

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President and CEO Personal Care Products Council  In Response to Reports that FDA Lacks Sufficient Resources  to Inspect Imported Cosmetics

Council Statement: Statement by Lezlee Westine, President and CEO Personal Care Products Council In Response to JAMA Opinion Piece, "Cosmetics, Regulations and the Public Health"  

Council Testimony: Testimony of Francine Lamoriello, Executive Vice President, Global Strategies, Personal Care Products Council at US Trade Representative Hearing - Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of NAFTA

Global Industry Statement: Global Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry Addresses Plastic Pollution in Oceans