More than half of the cosmetics sold in the US and Canada are full of toxins, find research-Technology News, Firstpost


According to a new study, more than half of the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are flooded with toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions such as cancer and weight loss at birth.

Researchers at Notre Dame University have tested more than 230 commonly used cosmetics and found that 56% of foundation and eye products, 48% of lip products and 47% of mascara contain fluoride. Did. Used in non-stick frying pans, rugs and countless other consumer products.

The Environmental Protection Agency is working to collect industry data on the use and health risks of PFAS chemicals as it is considering regulations to mitigate the potential risks posed by chemicals.

According to a study published in the journal on Tuesday, some of the highest PFAS levels were found in waterproof mascara (82%) and long-lasting lipstick (62%). Environmental Science and Technology Letter. Twenty-nine…

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