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 Cosmetics



Cosmetic means any article intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled or sprayed on, or introduced into, or otherwise applied to, the human body or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance, and includes any article intended for use as a component of cosmetic


Object
  • To ensure safety of components used in cosmetics. 
  • To study different cosmetics products for their adverse and toxic effects on body. 
  • To protect the consumer from misleading and exaggerated advertisements. 
  • To interact and exchange ideas, notes experiences with experts in different fields and conduct joint studies.
  • To study the suggestions made and problems faced by the stake holders. 
  • To educate consumers for safe use of cosmetics
    Acts implemented


Acts implemented

The Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945

Regulate

1. To grant and renew licenses for the Cosmetics Manufacturing Units.
2. To approve Plan of manufacturing premises for Cosmetics.
3.  To issue various Certificates for Tenders, Exports:
     No Conviction certificate 
     Performance Certificate
     Free Sale Certificate
     Certificate of compliance of Schedule M-II.
4. To investigate complaints received regarding Cosmetics
5. To carry out inspections of manufacturing Units
6. To draw samples of Cosmetics.
7. To conduct raids for those manufacturing spurious /substandard cosmetics.
8. To take legal action against the offenders and prosecute
9. To give approval to personnel as Competent Technical Person for Manufacturing, Testing.
10. To educate the consumers for the safe use of Cosmetics.
11. To take cognizance of news items appearing in newspapers, magazines etc. and take necessary steps/actions.


 Actions

Sub Standard Cosmetics


On samples which are reported to be of substandard quality,  depending upon the findings of Government Analyst the action of suspension, cancellation of licences, prosecution is taken .

Non Compliance of Conditions of Licences.

FDA calls for explanation /issues Show Cause Notice for suspension or cancellation of licenses and wherever necessary files prosecutions.

 

 
  
  

Important Content
Notification of Adjudicating Officers under FSSA 2006
Notification of Food Safety Officers and Designated Officers under FSSA 2006
Raids conducted by FDA
US FDA - Approved Units List
Schedule ‘M’ Complied Units
WHO - Approved Units List
Blood Bank
Cosmetic Manufacturers
List of Public Testing Laboratories
Food Labs
Drugs & Cosmetics declared - not of standard quality
List of licensed retail pharmacy shops along with the names of working reistered Pharmacist
What's New

List of notified services under Right to Services Act 2015
 
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Class 3 Seniority List 3

 
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Sample declared as Not of Standard Quality by Goverment Analyst M.S. Drug Control Laboratory Mumbai .
 
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Seniority List 2015 Asst. Commissioner, Food

 
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Seniority List 2014 Asst. Commissioner, Food

 
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Seniority List 2013 Asst. Commissioner, Food

 
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Seniority List 2012 Asst. Commissioner, Food

 
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