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Cosmetics Firms To Phase Out Cocamide DEA Under Prop 65 Settlements

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

At a time when California regulators are considering amendments to Proposition 65 to stem a rising tide of related lawsuits, 14 personal-care manufacturers and retailers have settled suits filed by the Center for Environmental Health for violating the regulation and failing to properly warn consumers about the use of cocamide DEA in products.

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