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Clinical studies have shown that what is applied topically to the skin is absorbed into the bloodstream. Skin is our largest organ, so safe skin care products are extremely important.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a pair of draft guidelines Friday addressing the possible use of nanotechnology -- tiny engineered materials that are too minute to be seen under a microscope -- by manufacturers in the food and cosmetic industries.
The lack of readily available information about cosmetic ingredients may cause patients with celiac disease who use lip, facial or body products to unknowingly expose themselves to gluten -- an ingredient they need to avoid.
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BACKGROUND: On March 4, 2011, the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel, an independent, non-profit body of scientific and medical experts that assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in the U.S., reached a tentative conclusion on the safety of formaldehyde and methylene glycol as they are used in cosmetics and in "professional use only" hair straightening and smoothing products.