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Phthalates

Pronounced THAL-ates, these chemicals, which are linked to endocrine disruption, developmental and reproductive toxicity, and cancer, have been banned from cosmetics in the European Union, but still remain prevalent in U.S. products.

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Black Beauty Project

Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project​ BCPP’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is tackling the environmental injustice of Black beauty with our database of non-toxic Black-owned beauty products and list

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Mixtures

Mixtures People aren’t exposed to just one chemical at a time. Because many ingredients are used in many products, exposures for some chemicals are nearly

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Preservatives

Preservatives may be used in cosmetics to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria and mold. Parabens and formaldehyde-releasing preservatives are commonly used preservatives in cosmetic and personal care products.

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Laws & Regulations

Laws and Regulations State, federal, and international laws governing cosmetics State Laws In the absence of meaningful federal oversight of the cosmetics industry, states have

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Reports

Reports Scientific reports and publications Newest Reports September 26, 2018 Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals in Beauty, Personal Care and Cleaning Products Fragrance

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Red List

Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics Our Red List is a resource for businesses to assess the safety of the ingredients in the personal care products

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New Product Tests Find Toxic Lipsticks

New product tests have found phthalates, which are known to cause birth defects in laboratory animals, for the first time in two popular brands of lipstick, Moon Drops Lipstick by Revlon and Lipfinity Paint by Max Factor.

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