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CHPA released the following statement in response to ongoing efforts by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to keep hand sanitizers that contain harmful substances off the market.

Aug 13, 2020

OTC manufacturers share FDA’s commitment to providing consumers with products that are safe and effective.

Apr 2, 2020

Medical and patient groups, public health experts, FDA, and others join the Consumer Healthcare Products Association in opposing the addition of acetaminophen to the Proposition 65 list.

Jan 23, 2020

The 2019 results from the NIDA and University of Michigan’s annual drug abuse survey, Monitoring the Future, show that the number of teens using OTC cough medicine containing DXM to get high decreased slightly.

Dec 18, 2019

CHPA today applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for enforcing existing provisions in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by sending warning letters to 15 companies illegally marketing cannabidiol products.

Nov 26, 2019

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed HB 4412, legislation to combat teen abuse of OTC medicines containing the cough suppressant dextromethorphan (DXM).

Nov 14, 2019

Today CHPA submitted a citizen petition to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration urging the agency to exercise its existing statutory authority to swiftly issue regulations that establish a clear pathway for manufacturers to lawfully market cannabidiol in dietary supplements. 

Nov 14, 2019

Through several CHPA member company donations, 144 U.S. schools of pharmacy received over 100 different OTC medicines, medical devices, and dietary supplements to educate and prepare future pharmacists.

Nov 11, 2019

CHPA supports and encourages continued research and promotes ongoing consumer education to help ensure safe use of OTC medicines.

Nov 1, 2019

This week, the four leading trade associations representing the U.S. dietary supplement industry joined forces to urge Congress to take action to ensure consumer safety and provide legal clarity in the CBD product marketplace.

Oct 9, 2019

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