The International Cooperation on Cosmetic Regulation (ICCR) held its fourth annual meeting (ICCR-4) July 13-15, 2010 in Toronto, Canada to discuss issues related to cosmetics and cosmetic-like drug/quasi-drug products. ICCR is an international group of cosmetic regulatory authorities from Canada, the European Union, Japan, and the United States. This multilateral framework maintains the highest level of global consumer protection, while minimizing barriers to international trade. As part of this meeting, the regulators entered into a dialogue with cosmetics industry trade associations from each region.
The meeting focused on the following topics:
* Alternative Test Methods
* Cosmetics Labeling
* Involvement of Interested Parties at ICCR
* Standard Operating Procedures of Working Groups
* Trace Contaminants
The next ICCR meeting will be held in Europe in 2011…
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