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FDA suggests limiting lead found in lipstick, shampoo
 

FDA suggests limiting lead found in lipstick, shampoo

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The Food and Drug Administration issued new draft guidance Thursday suggesting a limit on the amount of lead contained in cosmetics that are marketed in the United States.
 
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25 Dec 2016 - General
 
Tahira Nawaz
Research shows that exposure to some types of lead may cause cancer in humans. However, lead exists in the environment both naturally and because of human activity. Very low (trace) levels are present in many substances, including foods.
Lead is banned in Canadian cosmetics. It's not allowed to be added as an ingredient in cosmetics, and no cosmetic can contain more than trace levels of ...
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