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NGOs Bemoan Mascara Exemption In UN Treaty To Phase Out Mercury Use

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The use of mercury in cosmetics will no longer be permitted by 2020 under a UN agreement that excludes eye-area cosmetics for which no alternative preservatives exist, in line with current FDA regulations. Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, maintains that the exemption was unnecessary and a disservice to public health.





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