Upcoming Deadline to Comply with State Requirements for Disposable Wipes

Legislation enacted by California, Illinois, Oregon, and Washington requires labels for disposable wipes to contain specific symbols and statements to clearly indicate they are not flushable. The intent of such legislation is to help consumers easily identify the difference between flushable and non-flushable wipes, ultimately protecting water quality and public wastewater systems. According to [...]


FDA 2021 OMUFA Fees

On March 26, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its 2021 fees for OTC monograph drug facilities under the Over-the-Counter Monograph Drug User Fee Program (OMUFA). This fee assessment was authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which added a new provision to the Federal Food, Drug and [...]


FDA Issues Temporary Guidance for Manufacturing Hand Sanitizers

What You Need to Know: On March 20, 2020 (updated on April 15, 2020), FDA issued a temporary policy for the manufacturing of alcohol-based hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  This temporary guidance only applies to the manufacture of hand sanitizers that use alcohol (ethanol) or isopropanol as the active ingredient. The following [...]