Note: Most cosmetics and personal care products are considered to be category 2 products.

Category 1

Injections, other parenterals including emulsions, otic products, sterile nasal products, and ophthalmic products made with aqueous bases or vehicles.

Category 2

Topically used products made with aqueous bases or vehicles, nonsterile nasal products, and emulsions, including those applied to mucous membranes.

Category 3

Oral products other than antacids, made with aqueous bases or vehicles.

Category 4

Antacids made with aqueous bases.

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