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Part of Legislative Advocacy is meeting with our Representatives and Senators in Washington
and providing them with information to make sure they understand our industry. By knowing who
we are and what we do, those Representatives and Senators are much more likely to take
the needs of our industry into account when they propose or vote on legislation.
In the last 5 years we have had literally hundreds of meetings, and as a result
we are acknowledged as representing a valid industry with needs that should be accomodated
during the legislative process.
In 2015, the FTC updated their regulations concerning the street address to state: (important part bolded)
The statement of the place of business shall include the street address, city
state, and zip code; however, the street address may be omitted if it is listed in a readily
accessible, widely published, and publicly available resource, including but not
limited to a printed directory, electronic database, or Web site.
In April 2019, since no action had been taken by the FDA to update their regulations
accordingly, we filed a Citizen Petition with the FDA requesting that they update
their regulations concerning the business name and address on a
cosmetic product label to match the the FTC regulations quoted above.
Read the full petition.
The Peition is on file at regulations.gov as
Docket #FDA-2019-P-2122 and is open for
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