Let your voice be heard by contacting the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.
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.
Before you sound the alarm that cosmetics are harmful, do the research yourself.
The new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report claims that “industry [can] put virtually any chemical into cosmetics with … no monitoring of health effects.” This statement is misleading at best
Personal Care Products Council Statement on Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ “Market Shift” Report: Industry Safety Initiatives Have Produced Tangible Results
The Personal Care Products Council issued the following statement today, November 30, 2011, by Kathleen Dezio, Council spokeswoman, in response to a new report released today by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC).
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.
We cosmetic chemists are being attacked and told by people who have no background in or understanding of toxicology or chemistry what chemicals we should be allowed to use.
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.