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Miriam calls for probe of beauty products laced with toxic chemicals By Angie M. Rosales 04/14/2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Miriam calls for probe of beauty products laced with toxic chemicals

By Angie M. Rosales 04/14/2012

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago has called for an investigation in the upper chamber into the alleged toxic chemicals found in some cosmetics and other personal care items used by men, reported to have caused various diseases, including cancer and male-health effects.

Santiago raised alarm over the reports and moved for a conduct of an inquiry, in aid of legislation, and possibly determine the need to introduce and implement so-called toxic reduction strategies in cosmetics and other consumer products.

“Given the dangers of everyday exposure to toxic chemicals found in beauty products, the government should ban outright the use of toxic substance in cosmetics and other consumer products,” she said in filing Resolution No. 749..... MORE

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