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Mercury in face creams. Formaldehyde in hair products. Lead in lipstick. It’s about time lawmakers paid attention. For the first time in 30 years, the House Energy and Commerce Committee will convene the first official Congressional hearing on cosmetics safety, according to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The hearing, which will take place on March 27, is expected to review existing federal cosmetics laws, which haven’t been updated since 1938—or since Franklin D. Roosevelt was president.

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One Response to “Congress to Hold First Hearing on Cosmetics Safety in Over 30 Years”

  1. siouxie-q says:

    Kind of odd to see ads for Avon and Wen interspersed in this article… many of the ingredients in their products are the focus of this hearing, and I’m sure they’re not fans of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and/or the Safe Cosmetics Act.

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