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CIR Affirms Triclosan Safety, Opts For Formaldehyde Re-Review

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel tackled a number of controversial issues at its Dec. 13-14 meeting in Washington.

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