EWG warns of dioxin in cosmetics

Cozier, Muriel
February 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;2/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 55, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the claim of U.S. public interest body Environmental Working Group (EWG) that common petroleum-based cosmetics could be contaminated with 1,4-dioxane. The EWG said that an assessment of 15,000 cosmetics and personal care products showed that 22% were considered to be contaminated with 1,4-dioxane that are linked to cancer and other health concerns.


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