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Aug. 16 Australia: ACCC’s Survey Finds High Levels of Microbial Contamination in Cosmetics Products

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Three cosmetic products with dangerous levels of microbial contamination have been recalled after an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission product safety survey.


The recalled cosmetic products are Nude by Nature Liquid Mineral Foundation – various skin tones, Australian Lavender Essentials Eye Cream and Australian Lavender Essentials Face Up, the Essential Moisturizer.


The ACCC negotiated recalls with suppliers after finding these three products contained unacceptable levels of microbial contamination in 3 products.


The ACCC urged cosmetics makers to be vigilant about hygienic manufacturing practices and the effectiveness of the preservatives they use in their products.



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