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EWG Lawsuit Slams FDA’s Failure To Act On ‘Formaldehyde-Laced’ Hair Smoothers

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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The Environmental Working Group seeks decisive FDA action on formaldehyde in heated hair-smoothing products, as requested in its 2011 citizen petition, with a complaint filed in District of Columbia District Court. The suit doubles as a reminder to Congress and consumers that cosmetics regulations are overdue for an update, the NGO says.

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