The facts that are placed before you or the misinformation? Is it fact or crap? Which do you believe?
As a result of the re-emergence of the furore about lead in lipsticks, some further thoughts occurred to me that I would like to share here.
A recent FDA study of the lead content in 400 lipsticks found that lead concentrations ranged between 0.02 parts per million (ppm) and 7.17ppm.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ November 1 report on the safety of baby products contains nothing new or scientifically noteworthy. Allegations made that commonly used baby products are contaminated with harmful levels of carcinogenic chemicals are false.
CEI releases the first of a series of studies on chemicals and the precautionary principle.
Massachusetts public hearing with the Joint Committee on Public Health on HO2361 is scheduled for September 13, 2011.
In the state of California, there are a total of 5 bills that in one way or another either touch on cosmetics or work on topics that are closely related.
Things are changing at Personal Care Truth.
I wanted to give those of you a heads up about some draft legislation in Massachusetts. This bill is currently scheduled for a hearing on September 13, 2011.
The group’s formula to a scare campaign is to point to the presence of a chemical without credibly establishing that there’s any actual harm (which is what really matters).