Anti-Aging Products Are Not Drugs
In their article, Georgia and Naomi explain that until recently, “FDA field personnel working with the US Customs Service (now US Customs and Border Protection) [were instructed] to deny entry to certain skin care and cosmetic products labeled with ‘exaggerated’ anti-aging claims.” This directive was removed in late 2017 and is widely viewed as a victory for the cosmetic industry. However, Georgia and Naomi noted that the withdrawal of Import Alert 66-38 does not necessarily signal a complete change in perspective by the FDA. To read the article in full, click here.
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