Lead in lipstick not a significant health hazard

US FDA recently published the levels of lead in different brands of lipstick. The report concluded that the current levels pose no safety risk.

“In fact, the FDA sets no official standard for lead in lipstick although it is reportedly considering one of 10 parts per million, the same number under discussion in Canada”.

You can access a complete results of the analysis at

http://www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/ProductandIngredientSafety/ProductInformation/ucm137224.htm#expanalyses

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About ksparthasarathy

I am a former Secretary of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board. I am a former Raja Ramanna Fellow in the Department of Atomic Energy. Free lance journalism is my hobby
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