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Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022(MoCRA)

Stringent New Regulations are on the Horizon

George A. Burdock, PhD

President, Burdock Group

A total reformation of cosmetics regulation is on the way! Not since the 1958 Amendment (requiring food ingredient pre-market approval) has there been such a fundamental change in the core mission of the FD&C act! Buried in the 1,653 pages of the Consolidated Appropriations Act (of) 2023 and signed into law on January 3, 2023, are 14 pages reforming how cosmetics will be regulated. The following article highlights four important mandates of which our readership should be aware of and for which preparations should be made.