Fair Packaging & Labeling Act

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Fair Packaging & Labeling Act

Legislation in the United States requiring the label on a consumer product to state clearly the name of the product, its maker or manufacturer, and its quantity. The Act was passed so consumers are able to know what they are buying. It came into effect in 1967.
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Rather, cosmetics are regulated under two important laws: the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act/and the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA).
1966 The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act requires all consumer products in interstate commerce to contain accurate information and to facilitate value comparisons.