FDA Cosmetic registration (VCRP) is voluntary. Manufacturers are not required to register their facilities nor their products with the US FDA. The FDA’s voluntary cosmetic registration program is for manufacturers, packers, and distributors of cosmetic products within the United States.
VCRP is also called as Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program. It is a requirement for cosmetics sold in the USA.
As per the definition of FDA, a cosmetic is an article rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, applied into the human body for the purpose of altering the look, appearance, beautifying, cleansing for promoting attractiveness.