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US FDA Addresses PFAS In Cosmetics, Aiming To Close Data Gaps

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Use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in cosmetic products appears to be declining, based on voluntary industry registrations with the US Food and Drug Administration. NGOs are gunning for PFAS' elimination, and the FDA says available data have yet to give a complete safety picture for PFAS used intentionally in cosmetics or present as impurities.

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