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More Than Half of Lipstick Contains Lead, Says Consumer Rights Group; CTFA Responds

Posted: October 12, 2007

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Bailey continues, “Despite the negligible levels of lead found in some lipsticks, cosmetic companies are committed to reducing that level even further. For decades, cosmetic companies have worked to minimize all product contamination, including lead. They actively and continually review all raw materials to ensure that they contain the lowest levels of impurities possible. Cosmetic companies have some of the world’s leading chemists, toxicologists, and biologists to evaluate all the safety information.” To view the CTFA's response, visit www.ctfa.org.