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Historic UN Treaty On Plastic Pollution Targets Cosmetic ‘Nano-Plastics’ At Zero-Draft Stage

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The United Nations treaty on plastics pollution, considered ‘the most important climate deal since Paris,’ stands to have a direct impact on the cosmetics industry, potentially by targeting intentionally added nano-plastics in addition to microplastics in cosmetics, says attorney Melissa Kopolow, who spoke at the Personal Care Products Council’s annual meeting in Miami on 27 February.

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