‘Confusion’ Clogs Sunscreen TEA Proposals, ‘Radio Silence’ On NSURE Progress – Woodcock
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
CDER director elaborates on the center’s work on OTC monograph modernization and the NSURE initiative in addition to sunscreen ingredient TEAs.
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