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July 1976

AAD REPORT: News and Information from the American Academy of Dermatology

Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(7):1023-1024. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630310073019

Cosmetics and the FDA  Part 2 of a three-part series prepared for the American Academy of Dermatology by Heinz J. Eiermann, Director of the Division of Cosmetics of the Food and Drug Administration. Educated in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States, with an MS equivalent in pharmacy and an MBA degree, Mr Eiermann was formerly associated for 19 years with the Schulton Division of American Cyanamid Company as a cosmetic chemist, vice president, and director of research manufacturing coordination of Schulton's International Division. He was also vice president of research for Schulton's Domestic Division.

The Division of Cosmetics Technology: Organization and Function  The Division of Cosmetics Technology is an organizational subdivision of the Food and Drug Administration's Bureau of Foods. It is the agency's principal source of advice on matters of cosmetic science and technology and its foremost arbiter of activities directed to assure that cosmetic products are safe, truthfully

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