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Government Experts Urge New Talc Testing Standards Amid Asbestos Worries

An expert panel formed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has endorsed asbestos testing standards for cosmetics that reject long-held industry positions and reflect those of public health authorities and experts for thousands of plaintiffs who allege contaminated talc …

FDA Warns of Asbestos in Claire’s Cosmetics; Company Disputes Claim

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for cosmetics safety on Tuesday after it issued an alert warning consumers not to use three cosmetics products sold by Claire’s Stores Inc because they tested positive for …

Campaign Gets Companies to Make Safer Cosmetics

More than 400 companies selling cosmetic and other personal care products have removed potentially hazardous chemicals from them, after a seven-year campaign by a large coalition of consumer, health and environmental groups. The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics said Wednesday that …