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PCPC Expands Safety Focus To Answer Growing Environmental Concerns

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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The Personal Care Products Council is no stranger to risk assessment to support ingredients’ safety for consumers, but with environmental concerns on the rise, the group is working to develop tools for addressing that side of the safety equation. “We are going to have to have a strong risk assessment method to defend the ingredients that you all really need,” says PCPC’s Chief Scientist Beth Jonas.

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