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EWG Advises Against Vitamin A Compound, More Than 90% Of Sunscreens

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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In its 2010 sunscreen report, the Environmental Working Group smears the vast majority of products on the market and takes special issue with those containing vitamin A compound retinyl palmitate, which may increase the risk of skin cancer when exposed to sun, the organization says
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