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CIR Panel Prioritizes Paraben Review To Signal EU Before It's 'Too Late'

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

At their March 31-April 1 meeting, CIR's experts opted to tentatively prioritize sodium methylparaben for review in 2017, which could allow them to make a statement on paraben safety in general as regulatory movement in the EU continues to put the ingredients' use in jeopardy.

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