Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Here's The 'Rub' On Antiseptic Washes: FDA Wants Additional Safety, Efficacy Data

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA says in a proposed rule that it currently does not intend to remove any products containing alcohol or benzalkonium from the market, but asks firms that want to continue marketing the products to submit additional GRAS/GRAE data on the ingredients.

You may also be interested in...

Industry Groups Need FDA Input On Antibacterial Ingredient Studies

The Personal Care Products Council and American Cleaning Institute say industry needs FDA input on study designs and more time to study benzethonium and benzalkonium chloride in consumer antimicrobial wash products. FDA’s commitment under a 2013 consent decree to publish a monograph for triclosan use by September 2016 should not influence the GRASE status of other ingredients, the groups say.

Consent Decree Orders FDA Action On Triclosan OTC Monographs

A Nov. 21 consent decree sets multiple deadlines over a five-year period to make FDA finalize its OTC topical antimicrobial drug products monograph with respect to triclosan. Under one deadline of note to triclosan product makers, the agency must publish a tentative final monograph for consumer antiseptic hand wash products by Dec. 16, with a final monograph due by Sept. 15, 2016.

Prop 65 Warnings Intended For Small Spaces But Used On Luggage? California Proposes Limits

California proposes limiting short-form Prop 65 warnings to products with 5 inches or less of labeling space, while prohibiting their use in online and catalog warnings. The number of products with the warnings, used even on vacuum cleaners, luggage and guitars, has made tracking them impossible.





Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts