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<p>Under the Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law (Chapter 7, Article 1 through Article 3 and Chapter 2), the California Department of Health Services has adopted the federal law and seeks to protect consumers from products that could be considered adulterated or unsafe.</p><br>  
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<p>Under the Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law (Chapter 7, Article 1 through Article 3 and Chapter 2), the California Department of Health Services has adopted the federal law and seeks to protect consumers from products that could be considered adulterated or unsafe.</p>
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<p>Its laws regulate adulterated products. Products misbranded by false or misleading labeling, errors in weight, measure, or numerical count are considered adulterated. Labels which are altered, obliterated, or missing (cause for misbranding) require consumer complaint.</p><br>
<p>Its laws regulate adulterated products. Products misbranded by false or misleading labeling, errors in weight, measure, or numerical count are considered adulterated. Labels which are altered, obliterated, or missing (cause for misbranding) require consumer complaint.</p><br>
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1500 Capitol Ave.<br>
1500 Capitol Ave.<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
Sacramento, CA 95814<br>
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Safety testing of cosmetics is not required by federal or state government prior to sale and Registration of cosmetic companies is voluntary and is generally done only when company is exporting products to foreign countries:<br>
Safety testing of cosmetics is not required by federal or state government prior to sale and Registration of cosmetic companies is voluntary and is generally done only when company is exporting products to foreign countries:<br>
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'''Food and Drug Branch'''<br>  
1449 West Temple Street, Room 224<br>  
1449 West Temple Street, Room 224<br>  
Los Angeles, CA 90026-5698<br>  
Los Angeles, CA 90026-5698<br>  
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Information on imports, food, drugs, cosmetics, consumer education, and product recall:<br>
Information on imports, food, drugs, cosmetics, consumer education, and product recall:<br>
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Food and Drug Administration<br>  
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'''Food and Drug Administration'''<br>  
1431 Harbor Bay Parkway<br>  
1431 Harbor Bay Parkway<br>  
Alameda, CA 94502-7070<br>  
Alameda, CA 94502-7070<br>  
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<p>'''See also:''' Health Services (Department of){(Food and Drug Branch), Food and Drug, (U.S. Department of)</p>
 
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COSMETICS

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Under the Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law (Chapter 7, Article 1 through Article 3 and Chapter 2), the California Department of Health Services has adopted the federal law and seeks to protect consumers from products that could be considered adulterated or unsafe.


Complaint jurisdiction:

Its laws regulate adulterated products. Products misbranded by false or misleading labeling, errors in weight, measure, or numerical count are considered adulterated. Labels which are altered, obliterated, or missing (cause for misbranding) require consumer complaint.



California Department of Health Services
Food and Drug Branch
1500 Capitol Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 650-6500
www.dhs.ca.gov


Safety testing of cosmetics is not required by federal or state government prior to sale and Registration of cosmetic companies is voluntary and is generally done only when company is exporting products to foreign countries:

California Department of Health Services
Food and Drug Branch
1449 West Temple Street, Room 224
Los Angeles, CA 90026-5698
(213) 580-5720


Information on imports, food, drugs, cosmetics, consumer education, and product recall:

Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration
1431 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502-7070
(510) 337-6700



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