Congress re-introduces safe cosmetics legislation in attempt to update 1938 law

Congress introduced the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013. The legislation would give the FDA authority to regulate personal care products, most of which are not currently tested for safety under our outdated system.

How safe are cosmetics? New bill wants to find out (AOL News, 7/21/2010)

“Most people assume the FDA regulates cosmetics the same way it does food and drugs to ensure they are safe. In reality, cosmetics are one of the least-regulated consumer products on the market today.”