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Multiplying Ingredient 'Red Lists' Spur UL Personal-Care Safety Standard

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Safety science company UL is drafting a safety standard for personal care, with the goal of helping industry better communicate to consumers that their products and ingredients have been rigorously assessed for safety. The firm aims to release a draft standard by the end of 2015, and a finalized consensus-based standard one year later.

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