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EWG Petition Denied By FDA; Group Seeks Dialogue With CTFA

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Sufficient data were not provided by the Environmental Working Group in its 2004 citizen petition for FDA to evaluate the safety of certain cosmetic ingredients, the agency maintains. FDA's Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition issued a denial of the petition, which sought removal of beauty products containing allegedly unsafe substances from the market, in a recent letter to the advocacy group

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