news January 6, 2023

FDA Cosmetics Reform is Just Around the Corner – GMPs, Facility Registration, Product Listing, Recall Authority, and More: Meet the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022

Just before the Christmas holiday, in a scramble to avoid a partial government shutdown, both houses of Congress approved a $1.7 trillion government spending bill. Earlier that week, the Senate had amended the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 (the “Appropriations Bill”) to, among other things, reintroduce the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulations Act of 2022 (“MOCRA”). Once signed into law by President Biden, MOCRA will add significant new authorities to chapter VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (“FDCA”).

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