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Green Seal Adds Deodorant, Sunscreen to Eco-Label Portfolio

Green Seal Adds Deodorant, Sunscreen to Eco-Label Portfolio

WASHINGTON, DC — The environmental certification non-profit Green Seal has launched a new standard for deodorant, nail polish and other personal care products. The GS-50 standard applies to products and cosmetics meant to be left on the body, a complement to Green Seal's GS-44 standard for soaps and shampoos that are intended to be washed off. The personal care and cosmetics standard includes requirements for product performance, ingredients, labeling, packaging and social responsibility, and also requires companies to report on resource use. Along with overall requirements, GS-50 includes details specific to some of the products it covers, like lotions, hair spray, sunscreen, insect repellant, makeup and antiperspirants. To receive the Green Seal label, products cannot be tested on animals or contain carcinogens, reproductive toxins or other compounds harmful to humans. T...

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