CIR Sets 2013 Review Priorities Based On Frequency Of Use
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Upholding its commitment to examine the cosmetic ingredients that have the most uses on the market, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel releases its 2013 priority list.
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