An Historical View of Ointments, Creams & Lotions

RFA’s regulatory colleagues in Europe have provided a very interesting article on the historical development of topical applications down the ages. From Hippocrates and Galen, all the way to modern global cosmetic regulations, you can read about the fascinating development of cosmetic applications.    Source: CONUSBAT Topical history

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