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Women’s Voices Says Clock Hasn’t Run Down On Parabens Safety; Did CIR Call The Game Early?

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Recent statements from Cosmetic Ingredient Review leadership and Expert Panel members affirming the safety of parabens, while their latest review of the ingredients is ongoing, undermine the program’s credibility, according to NGO Women’s Voices for the Earth. CIR Director Bart Heldreth responds.

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