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Health Canada Guidance Sets Caps For Trace Metals In Cosmetics

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Canada’s public-health department may request testing data from firms with cosmetic products containing trace levels of heavy metals lead, arsenic, cadmium, mercury and antimony in concentrations above advised limits, with possible enforcement action to follow.

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