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FDA’s 10ppm Cosmetic Lead Limit Criticized, Including By Industry Player

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA’s draft guidance setting a 10ppm limit on trace lead in cosmetic products is not protective enough, according to stakeholders, including Beautycounter, which bills itself as “a company devoted to progress.” Commenter recommendations range from lowering the ceiling to banning lead-contaminated products outright.


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