Monday, February 16, 2009

Investigations: Lead-Footed FDA Stalls on Lipstick Safety Report

More than a year after a consumer-safety group reported that most lipsticks it tested contained lead, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to reveal results of an investigation of the problem, says this item from Stacy Malkan, author of Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry. Malkan reports that Health Canada is also conducting its own review of chemicals in cosmetics.

TAGS: investigations, health, FDA, safety

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