FDA: ‘Vast Majority’ Of Antibac Soaps Need Reformulation Under Final Rule
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
FDA/CDER’s Teresa Michele says the “vast majority” of roughly 2,100 consumer antibacterial soaps on the market contain at least one of 19 antimicrobial ingredients banned from OTC use under an FDA final rule. Industry, which suggests the agency is overstating the rule’s impact, is focused on delivering supporting data for three active ingredients still pending before FDA for GRASE use in the category.
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