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Welcome to the ICMAD website. ICMAD is a non profit trade association dedicated to providing programs and services to those creative, innovative cosmetic companies to help them succeed in the rapidly changing, highly competitive cosmetics and personal care industries.
- Selling Cosmetics in Chile | ICMAD and the U.S. Commercial Service are partnering to offer a series of webinars on “A Practical Guide to Selling Cosmetics Overseas.” Together, we have developed six webinars to introduce companies interested in selling to new international markets. Featured speakers will be U.S. Commercial Service in-country specialists to discuss the market and distribution channels, and experts from local government agencies or regulatory consultants to explain the registration processes in each country.
ICMAD and PBA Respond to FDA Statement on Discontinuing Talks for Cosmetic Legislation |
The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors and the Professional Beauty Association are disappointed with the FDA’s letter advising that it had precipitously decided to discontinue negotiations with industry on legislation to modernize cosmetic legislation. Industry met in good faith for over a year with the FDA diligently working to reach a framework that would be the basis for a legislative initiative.
Regulatory Uniformity In U.S. Top Priority For ICMAD |
Small-business trade group the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors will continue advocating in 2014 for uniform cosmetics regulations throughout the United States, CEO Pam Busiek said in a February 10, 2014 interview with “The Rose Sheet.” ICMAD cites collaboration with other industry trade associations as a highlight of 2013.
November 2013 Digest |
Inside this issue: Young Designers, Regulatory Webinar Summary, and Regulatory Update.
December/January 2014 Digest |
Inside: Cosmetic Technical/Regulatory Forum; In the Beauty World, the Consumer is King; International Corner