Industry-Backed Cosmetics Bill Will “Not Be Easy To Pass” – Rep. Lance
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
At a May 7 press conference held at L’Oreal USA’s Research and Innovation Center, Rep. Leonard Lance, R-N.J., admitted having “a lot of work to do” to convince colleagues that the Safe Cosmetics Alliance-backed Cosmetic Safety Amendments Act “is the way forward.”
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