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Press Release: Nano-ingredients Pose Big Risks in Beauty Products - Friends of the Earth report highlights unregulated risks of nanoparticles in cosmetics and sunscreens [refers to L’Oreal, Revlon, Estee Lauder]

Author: Friends of the Earth, Published on: 16 May 2006

The report...details the extensive use of newly developed and poorly understood substances called nanomaterials in more than 116 sunscreens, cosmetics and personal care products currently on the market - despite a lack of independent safety assessment and regulation. The report also surveys a growing body of scientific research showing that many types of nanoparticles pose risks to consumers, workers and the environment.

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Related companies: Estée Lauder L'Oreal Revlon