SeattlePi: State mulls cosmetic safety law on a potential new cosmetics law for Washington State:
But what’s in that stuff and is it safe for consumers, children and the environment?
The federal government doesn’t know. Scientists have linked some of the ingredients to developmental defects and cancer. Even if shoppers want to avoid potentially dangerous chemicals, manufacturers don’t have to list all of them on the label, instead using vague terminology such as “fragrance.”
So state lawmakers are following California’s lead and taking the matter into their own hands with the Washington Safe Cosmetics Act of 2007.
We will be watching the development of this law closely, to see how it impacts our clients.
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