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UL Proposes Best Practices For Personal-Care Safety Assessments

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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The cosmetics industry could benefit from concrete standards for conducting product and ingredient risk assessments, UL suggests in a white paper recommending best practices based on safety-review frameworks used by the European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety, Cosmetic Ingredient Review, the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials and others. The certification and consulting firm's research revealed variability in firms' approaches to risk assessment, it says.

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