23 Mar '12, 6pm

Congress to Hold First Hearing on Cosmetics Safety in Over 30 Years

Congress to Hold First Hearing on Cosmetics Safety in Over 30 Years

The hearing was announced shortly after 50 businesses and 50 environmental groups sent a letter to the Energy and Commerce Committee urging for “meaningful regulations” that phase out cosmetic ingredients linked to cancer and reproductive or developmental toxicity, along with safety standards that require the full disclosure of ingredients such as fragrances, flavorings, colorants, and salon products. A similar proposal was made in the Safe Cosmetics Act , a bill introduced into Congress in 2011.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/congress-to-hold-first-hearing-o...

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