COSMETICS MANUFACTURERS SHOULD TAKE CARE OVER GROWING NUTRACEUTICAL LEGISLATION

BY ALAN OSBORN

COSMETICS manufacturers thinking about adding nutraceuticals to their preparations as a new ploy to raise market share ought to know that the European Union (EU) keeps a special watch on these additives and while present regulations should not be all that worrying, the net is being slowly tightened. The term nutraceuticals is taken by Brussels to mean "concentrated sources of nutrients or other substances with a nutritional or physiological effect whose purpose is to supplement the normal diet". But the laws covering sale of ...


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