Internet Web Sites for the Cosmetic Industry
  General Information on the Sale of Cosmetics in Canada:

Health Canada Home Page:

Health Canada -- The Food and Drug Act regulations:

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  European Commission (EU)
  The European Commission Home Page:

The European Commission - Commission's Directorates-General and Services

EU Health and Consumer Protection

Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Unit of Enterprise DG

Rules Governing Cosmetic Products in the European Union:

EMEA - European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products:

EUROPA - The Web Service of the European Commission :

EU Agencies Web Site

IDA - The Committees managed by DG III/E/3 and their Working Parties::

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JRC - Joint Research Centre :

  United States
  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

27 CFR PART 21--Formulas for Denatured Alcohol and Rum:

Code of Federal Regulations

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Color Additives Approved for Use in Cosmetics and Exempt from Batch Certification :

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Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines FDA CFSAN Cosmetics Handbook :

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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State of California

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