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CHPA and several of its member companies who manufacture and market leading over-the-counter oral care products, including Colgate-Palmolive, Haleon, Kenvue, Lornamead, Procter & Gamble, and Sanofi, joined Members of Congress on Capitol Hill this week to celebrate the introduction of HR 8599, the Oral Health Products Inclusion Act. 

Jun 14, 2024

CHPA released the following statement today applauding the introduction of HR 8599, the Oral Health Products Inclusion Act. This bipartisan legislation, sponsored by U.S. Reps. Jeff Van Drew (NJ-02), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Nicole Malliotakis (NY-11), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-19), would increase access to certain oral care items, including manual and electric toothbrushes, water flossers, anti-cavity toothpaste, mouthwash, and similar oral care products by recognizing them as “qualified medical expenses” that can be purchased with Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) funds. Extending eligibility to oral care products so Americans can better manage their unique oral care needs builds upon a previous bipartisan victory in 2020, which reinstated FSA/HSA eligibility for OTC medicines, and for the first time, feminine care products, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Jun 4, 2024

In recent years, the issue of consumer data privacy has become increasingly important as technology continues to advance, and more personal information is collected and shared online. Despite the growing concerns over data privacy, the federal government has yet to enact comprehensive legislation addressing the issue. This lack of federal action has prompted many states to take matters into their own hands and introduce their own data privacy laws to protect their residents.

Apr 16, 2024

CHPA acknowledges and supports FDA’s endeavors to modernize inspection and compliance strategies through the integration of Remote Regulatory Assessments (RRAs). This approach, when harmonized with other regulatory oversight tools, has the potential to contribute significantly to a more efficient, risk-based, and focused inspection system.

Mar 26, 2024

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) President and CEO Scott Melville released the below statement today following the U.S. House of Representatives passing H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act., a bipartisan, bicameral tax package that will expand the child tax credit and increase depreciation allowances to promote economic innovation and growth.

Jan 31, 2024

In this episode, Health In Hand Foundation Executive Director Mary Leonard and PatientPoint's Chief Client Officer Linda Ruschau discuss the importance of education to drive empowerment and informed decision-making.

Jan 17, 2024

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