Drug, Cosmetic or Both?
Product’s Intended Use determines regulation as Drug, Cosmetic, or Both
- Drugs: Diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease and affect structure/function of body
- Cosmetics: Rubbed, poured, sprinkled, sprayed on, introduced into, applied to human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance
- Drug + Cosmetic: Example – antidandruff shampoo
- FDA does not recognize the term “cosmeceutical”