Loosened Lip Balm Labeling Allowed By Optional Changes In FDA Rule
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Lip balms sold in small packages do not have to include label warnings to consult doctors if users' conditions do not clear up in seven days, according to an FDA final rule published Feb. 1 in the Federal Register
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