Deodorants And Antiperspirants: A Regulator�s Viewpoint

Michael Giberson

Whats the difference between deodorants and antiperspirants, that makes antiperspirants regulated by the FDA as an over-the-counter drug, while deodorants are not? That is just one of the questions answered in Cindy Skrzyckis The Regulators column in this mornings Washington Post: Antiperspirant Makers Sweat Out FDA’s Data Request.

Skrzyckis weekly column provides an always insightful look at the interplay between regulators, lobbyists, and legislators that is Washingtons regulatory circus.