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2011-03-01 07:00:00

PEAPACK, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings of a new survey of 302 women living in Denver, CO, revealed that women, on average, are exposed to nearly 25 potentially harmful chemical ingredients or irritants (e.g. dyes, parabens and artificial fragrances) as a result of their daily facial skin care regimen. Surprisingly, only one-third reported being very concerned about chemical ingredients in skin care products. In contrast, nearly half (49%) said they were very concerned...

2010-07-21 16:18:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- "The content in this harsh and unscientific 'shockumentary' - genre video - bears no relationship to the 'real story of cosmetics.' Our industry employs hundreds of men and women who have devoted their careers to substantiate the safety of cosmetic products. This video is an unfortunate attempt to generate fear about a public health risk from cosmetics and personal care products that is unwarranted. It is repugnant and incredibly offensive to suggest...

2010-07-21 16:15:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- "We appreciate the interest of Representatives Schakowsky, Markey and Baldwin in cosmetic regulation, and we share their desire to ensure that existing FDA regulatory oversight is enhanced to take into account evolving science, the continued growth of our industry, and the need to modernize the regulatory structure. Toward that end, our industry has lobbied for the last several years to obtain additional funding for FDA's Office of Cosmetics and Colors....

2009-12-08 15:20:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine stuffing a loved one's stocking with skin rash, anaphylactic shock, hormonal disruption and carcinogens. It sounds crazy, but well-intentioned shoppers do it to the people they love every year. As Americans have become more careful than ever about things like the food we eat, the paint we use on our walls and the way we dispose of our consumer waste, most are still at substantial risk from the cosmetic beauty products we use on a daily...

2009-11-19 12:21:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Just nine months after launching an industry-leading ingredient communication website, SC Johnson today announced it has already completed the task of populating the U.S. site with more than 200 products and their ingredients. The site, www.WhatsInsideSCJohnson.com, now includes 129 SC Johnson air care products and 76 home cleaning products, as well as explanations of the 169 ingredients that comprise these products. The company also today announced a...

2009-11-17 13:22:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Cosmetic Chemicals - Global Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164443/Cosmetic-Chemicals---Global-Market-Trends.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Consumption of cosmetics and toiletries is not restricted to the female population alone. Male grooming products have also emerged as an attractive segment. Skin and hair...

2009-09-01 09:58:00

FDA won't disclose brands; still has no standard for lead in lipstick SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study by the Food and Drug Administration found lead in lipstick at levels much higher than those detected by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) in a 2007 study that received international attention. FDA found lead in all 20 lipsticks tested, at 0.09 to 3.06 parts per million - four times higher than the highest level reported in by CSC. FDA used a new method to...

2009-07-02 08:09:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, consumers have benefited from the use of sunscreen products to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun, including sun burn, premature skin aging, and certain types of skin cancer. The safety and efficacy of sunscreen products have been thoroughly studied and tested by scientists and regulatory bodies throughout the world, and there is an extensive body of credible scientific research that demonstrates the safety and...

2009-02-09 18:06:28

More than a year after a U.S. coalition reported some brands of lipstick contain lead, there has been no government action, members of the group said Monday. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to release the results of its own testing for lead in lipstick, despite pressure from senators and repeated calls from health groups, officials of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reported. The typical turnaround time in a laboratory for lead tests is 10 days. There's no reason for Food and...

2008-09-08 15:00:00

By Tania Soussan OK, looks can't really kill, but what if the stuff that makes you look good could make you really sick? Several advocacy groups have recently stepped up their campaigns to alert women that everything from lipstick to lotion can contain dangerous ingredients that can cause cancer, alter reproductive systems, trigger asthma and more. "Many problematic ingredients are used in cosmetics," says Stacy Malkan, a spokeswoman for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and author of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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