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Lawmakers Ask FDA To Investigate Microbeads’ Oral-Care Safety

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Congress members urge FDA to look into reports suggesting that plastic microbeads’ use in toothpaste poses oral-health risks. Legislation to ban the ingredients has focused on their environmental impact to date; the new consumer-health dimension could help generate support for the federal Microbead-Free Waters Act.

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