Give Lead the Kiss-Off

Every day, millions of women could be putting their health at risk as they unknowingly expose themselves to toxins.

The laundry list of toxins commonly found in cosmetics goes on and on. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, of all the chemicals used in cosmetics, nearly nine hundred are toxic. In fact, 450 ingredients that are used in the United States are banned for use in cosmetics in the European Union.

In spite of all this, the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t require safety testing before beauty products hit the market. Most
readily available makeup is loaded with chemicals that are either untested for long-term effects on your health, or have already been proven to have potentially harmful qualities.

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety of our product, but this just simply isn’t happening. Tell Congress we want the FDA to test and regulate the ingredients put in cosmetics by signing this petition.

18 comments

Tim C.
Tim C4 years ago

tks

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Danuta Watola
Danuta W4 years ago

thanks for sharing

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Magda V.
Past Member 4 years ago

thx:)

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Elaine A.
Elaine Al Meqdad5 years ago

This I agree with as in olden days the lead and red numbered dye did in fact prove a detriment to the user.

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Winn Adams
Winn A5 years ago

Thanks

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Honey Twinkie
Honey Twinkie6 years ago

thanks!

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K s Goh
KS Goh7 years ago

Thanks for the info.

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Bon L.
Bon L7 years ago

Thanks for the article.

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gail d.
gail dair7 years ago

thanks

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