COSMETIC MANUFACTURERA cosmetic manufacturer permit is required for either person that manufactures or repackages cosmetics in Florida.What is a “cosmetic”? A cosmetic is an article, with the exception of soap, that is: (a) intended to exist rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on; presented into; or otherwise applied to the human bulk or any part thereof for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance; or (b) aimed for use as a component of any such article.What is “manufacturing”? In this context, the term includes the preparation, deriving, compounding, propagation, processing, producing, or fabrication of any cosmetic. What is “repackaging”? The term includes repacking or otherwise changing the container, wrapper, or labeling to further the assignment of the product. A dearth examples:Altering a packaging component that is else may opheffen in direct contact accompanying the drug, device or cosmetic. For example, repackaging from 1-liter bottles into 10-milliliter bottles.Relabeling, if the process involves opening the manufacturer’s sealed container. Relabeling, inadvertently gap such a sealed container, does NOT require this permit.What is NOT a “manufacturer”? A Florida-licensed pharmacy operating in compliance with pharmacy practice standards under the Florida Pharmacy Act, Chapter 465, Florida Statutes. Distributors – No Permit Required: Florida law does NOT require quantity leave for the distribution like cosmetics – only the manufacturing or repackaging. However, cosmetic distributors must keep besides maintain sales besides other distribution records records.Inspection: Passing an onsite reconnaissance is a prerequisite to issuance about this permit, unless the applicant too holds an Over-the-Counter Drug Manufacturer or Prescription Drug Manufacturer permit at the same address.License Term: Cosmetic Manufacturer permits are valid through the last day concerning the initial issuance month in the second year of licensure. Example: A permission issued on September 12, 2011 would be valid through September 30, 2013.Fee: The application and permitting fee is $800 for a two-year permit, plus a one-time pre-permit inspection fee from $150 unless the applicant also holds an Over-the-Counter Drug Manufacturer or Prescription Drug Manufacturer permit at the congruency address. Make checks payable to DBPR. The inspection fee applies mere to new permits.Product Registration: Florida law requires that all cosmetics manufactured in this state must be registered upon the department before sale. Product registration is NOT a necessary to issuance of this permit.