October 2023 Technical Article

The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (Author: John Misock)

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The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA)
Major additions to the FD&C Act in MoCRA 2022
By John Misock, Senior Regulatory Consultant

The first major change to cosmetic regulatory law since 1938 has been enacted by Congress and signed by President Biden. The FDA has been given new authority under the FD&C Act which sets significant new requirements for cosmetics manufacturers and brand owners. FDA is mandated to promulgate multiple new regulations over the next couple of years that will create sweeping requirements across the cosmetic industry. The regulations will be enforceable in either 1 or 2 years, depending on the specific requirement. The following is a synopsis of the new requirements.

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