Pawana S, Ch. Archana Rao and P.K.Lakshmi
Posters: Pharmaceut Reg Affairs
The Food and Drugs Administration is an regulatory agency which enforces laws governing the biologics, cosmetics, drugs, medical devices etc. in US, which may have potential side effects for consumers. The USFDA is responsible for the enforcement of federal legislation and serves as a regulatory body to ensure the quality of health care and related products. These health care and related products are accurately and informatively represented to the public as effective and safe for the intended use. Cosmetics are substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions. They are generally mixtures of chemical compounds, some being derived from natural sources, many being synthetic. Hair colouring is currently a globally accepted fashion phenomenon. Hair Dyes are also such cosmetics, which are intended for colouring the hair. These hair dye formulations include few carcinogenic agents, which are necessary for the long stay of the dye and the FDA plays a vital role in controlling the carcinogenicity by placing the checkpoints to the amount being added. The topic of discussion includes the regulatory activity that oversights the additives and the ingredients used in the hair dyes, which is a prerequisite to conform the safety and purity for their intended use.
Pawana. S completed Bachelor?s from S.S.J College of Pharmacy, affiliated to J.N.T.U, Hyderabad and presently pursuing a Master?s Degree (Second Semester) in the Department of Pharmaceutics, G. Pulla Reddy College of Pharmacy, affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad.