Adulterated Cosmetic Law and Legal Definition

Adulterated cosmetic refers to those cosmetics that contain any poisonous or harmful substance which may render it injurious to users. Adulterated cosmetic contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals. Adulterated cosmetics are prohibited to be transported in interstate commerce, as provided under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.[ 21 USCS § 331]