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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 499
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F.S. 499.008
499.008 Adulterated cosmetics.A cosmetic is adulterated:
(1) If it bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance that is injurious to users under the conditions of use prescribed in the labeling or advertisement thereof or under such conditions of use as are customary or usual; however, this subsection does not apply to coal-tar hair dye:
(a) The label of which bears the following legend conspicuously displayed thereon: “Caution: This product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals, and a preliminary test according to accompanying directions should first be made. This product must not be used for dyeing the eyelashes or eyebrows; to do so may cause blindness”; and
(b) The labeling of which bears adequate directions for such preliminary testing.
(2) If it consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance.
(3) If it has been produced, prepared, packed, or held under conditions whereby it could have become contaminated with filth or whereby it could have been rendered injurious to health.
(4) If it is not a hair dye and it is, or it bears or contains, a color additive that is unsafe within the meaning of the federal act.
(5) For the purposes of subsections (1) and (4), the term “hair dye” does not include eyelash dyes or eyebrow dyes.
History.s. 34, ch. 82-225; s. 1, ch. 83-265; ss. 12, 52, ch. 92-69; s. 8, ch. 2008-207.