Jack Black CEO calls for US regulatory standard in senate

Published: 26-Sep-2016

Curran Dandurand provides insight into ‘burdensome’ US regulations for cosmetics industry

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The US Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) held a hearing on the modernisation of the cosmetics and personal care industry on 22 September.

It is the first time since 1974 that this committee has held a hearing on cosmetics and personal care products despite the US spending $60bn on the consumer category a year.

Chaired by Senator Alexander, the committee heard from various figureheads including Senator Feinstein and Senator Collins who called for the session to be held, and CEO of male grooming brand Jack Black, Curran Dandurand.

A national standard

Senators argued the case for the modernisation of FDA oversight of the industry, in line with changes proposed by Pete Sessions, author of the Safe Cosmetics Modernization Act.

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