The Cosmetic Industry: Where Pre-Approval is Not Required
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The Cosmetic Industry: Where Pre-Approval is Not Required

Possible asbestos in Claire’s makeup serves as a reminder of “lenient” oversight in the cosmetic industry Claire’s dismisses claims of alleged asbestos-contaminated makeup after a Rhode Island mother reports finding asbestos in her child’s makeup. Becoming concerned about the ingredients in the makeup, Kristi Warner sent in samples to an independent lab for testing in…

Asbestos: Where the U.S. Stands in the World
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Asbestos: Where the U.S. Stands in the World

In comparison to many other countries, the United States can be defined as permissive when it comes to asbestos. Global Asbestos Awareness Week, running April 1-7, is an opportunity to increase awareness of asbestos and its dangers, advocate for a ban of asbestos, and promote prevention of asbestos-related diseases. So, where does the U.S. stand…

The DIY Phenomenon with the Potential to Kill
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The DIY Phenomenon with the Potential to Kill

There’s more than meets the eye to home renovations that lead to unintentional asbestos exposure. You work. You spend years saving. You’re finally able to move into a home of your own. One unsuspecting afternoon there’s a fire with significant damage. You’re then told that your house is filled with asbestos. This is what happened…