Beauty Store Business magazine - January, 2020

Chemicals

New California Legislation Introduced to Ban Cosmetics With Harmful Chemicals

Legislation aims to ban cosmetics with chemicals linked to cancer and reproductinve harm.

This week, California legislators introduced a bill that would ban cosmetics containing chemicals linked to cancer and reproductive harm. More specifically, it would ban the use of cosmetics sold in California containing 20 highly toxic chemicals known to cause cancer, reproductive harm or hormone disruption.