NGOs Push To Ban Anatase Titanium Dioxide In Sunscreen Products
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Advocacy groups call for a ban on sunscreens containing anatase titanium dioxide, which they claim has been linked to possible health risks, particularly when present in nano form. In a study funded by friends of the Earth and conducted by Australia’s National Measurement Institute, the substance was identified in products from Nivea, L’Oreal and Cover Girl, among others.
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