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CIR Panel Not Changing Its Mind About Parabens Safety, Renewing NGO Accusations Of Bias

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Halfway through the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel’s September 24-25 meeting, Women’s Voices for the Earth was already blogging that the panel seemed set on declaring parabens safe (which it went on to do on a tentative basis) despite what the NGO sees as increasing evidence to the contrary. Panelist statements from previous meetings suggest a pro-industry agenda, WVE suggests.

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