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‘Stop sale of cosmetics laced with mercury’ 02/12/2012

Sunday, February 12, 2012

‘Stop sale of cosmetics laced with mercury’

02/12/2012
A Manila councilor has filed a resolution asking the city government to take action against unscrupulous retailers of cosmetics laced with mercury, an extremely toxic chemical, to protect public health.

District II Councilor Numero “Uno” Lim made the move in response to the continued proliferation of mercury-contaminated skin whitening creams as uncovered by the EcoWaste Coalition, a toxics watchdog.

The resolution called on the city government to undertake immediate enforcement operations, in collaboration with the EcoWaste Coalition and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to rid the local market of mercury-tainted cosmetics..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120212met3.html

1 comment

Anonymous said...

First...

STOP USING THEM...

maganda ka naman bakit gagamit ka pa nyan? Dagdag gastos lang.

Go natural.

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