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Walmart’s “Big Deal” Sustainable Chemistry Policy Raises Questions

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Generally seen as a positive step for ingredient disclosure and safer products, Walmart’s Policy for Sustainable Chemistry in Consumables raises questions from consumer advocates. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics wants the firm to release its list of “high-priority” chemicals and clarify how the policy will enable more informed decisions by shoppers.

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