This comes up a lot so I thought I would make it a sticky. http://www.fda.gov/cosmetics/guidanceregulation/lawsregulations/ucm074201.htm Is It a Cosmetic, a Drug, or Both? (or Is It Soap?) http://www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/Labeling/Regulations/ucm126444.htm Summary of Regulatory Requirements for Labeling of Cosmetics Marketed in the United States. Cosmetic Labeling Regulations as Published in Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Sections 701, 740 and Other Pertinent Sections. Cosmetic Labeling Guide.