Cosmetics Europe Beating Drum To Counter Ingredient Hazard ‘Trumpeters’
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Preservatives phobia and movement to regulate endocrine disruptors have Cosmetics Europe working to improve its communications regarding risk assessment, cosmetics virtues and the challenges posed by animal-testing prohibitions in the EU. In an interview, Director-General John Chave emphasized that cosmetics innovation depends on a broad ingredient palette, a reality that is increasingly being tested.
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