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Global Corporate Insurer Projects Increased Liability For ‘Toxic Trio’ Use In Cosmetics

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty raises liability concerns that could be relevant to cosmetics manufacturers still using “toxic trio” ingredients. The firm’s report is a signal at least that rampant US litigation for alleged false advertising and undeclared ingredient risks has reached the international insurance consciousness.

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