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CHART: At their December meeting, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review’s toxicology experts finalized four ingredient reports and issued five tentative safety assessments, plus four insufficient data announcements. The Expert Panel’s MCI/MI decision essentially upholds its 1992 stance on the preservative mixture, while highlighting its sensitization potential.
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