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International Activities

General Information

Conferences, Meetings and Workshops

Requests Regarding the Harmonization of Ingredient Nomenclature

  • CTFA request regarding the use of "harmonized" nomenclature: March 14, 1995 (available in PDF)
  • CTFA request regarding botanical ingredient nomenclature: May 24, 1995 (available in PDF)
  • FDA response: June 1, 1995 (available in PDF, 1.4 Mb)
  • CTFA request regarding the use of "+/-" in place of "may contain": August 2, 1995 (available in PDF)
  • FDA response: January 17, 1996 (available in PDF, 356 Kb)
  • CTFA petition regarding harmonization of ingredient labeling names and recognition of the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary Sixth Edition: September 20, 1996 (available in PDF, 1.2 Mb)
  • FDA response to petition: July 7, 1997 (available in PDF)

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