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CVS Joins Retailers Phasing Out Demonized (But Effective) Preservatives

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

CVS pledges to stop shipping store-brand products that contain parabens and selected formaldehyde donors by the end of 2019, in an initiative that – for now – does not affect vendors. That could change, however, as CVS’ chemicals safety program is structured similarly to those in place at Target and Walmart, which are pursuing store-wide phase-outs of ingredients of concern.

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