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Microplastic, Macro-Headache: European Cosmetics Industry Dismayed By Early Signs In Restriction Process

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Initial committee debate as to whether ECHA’s proposed microplastic restriction meets regulatory threshold requirements for substances posing “unacceptable risk” was shorter-lived than industry advocates anticipated, following the contentious proposal’s issuance at the end of January. Cosmetics Europe head John Chave provides an update on the process and discusses next steps.

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