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WEN Hair-Loss Reports Underscore Need For Regulatory Reform – EWG

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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EWG believes the Personal Care Products Act, which would mandate adverse-event reporting to FDA, could help to ensure that consumer injuries from cosmetic use do not reach the scale alleged in class actions targeting Guthy-Renker, which markets WEN by Chaz Dean Cleansing Conditioners. According to one suit filed in California district court, the firm has received more than 17,000 complaints of significant hair loss following product use.

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