Silver, Titanium and Zirconium: Metals in Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products

May 6, 2003 | Contact Author | By: Jurij J. Hostynek and Howard I. Maibach, University of California School of Medicine
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Keywords: metal | silver | titanium | zirconium

Abstract: This is the fifth article in a series reviewing the metals present in personal care products.

This is the fifth article in a series reviewing the metals present in personal care products. Earlier installments appeared in January 1998, Toxic Potential from Metals Absorbed through the Skin (pages 33-42); March 1999, Metals in Personal Care Products, (pages 47-56); August 2000, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper and Iron: Metals in Personal Care Products, (pages 52-65); and August 2001, Lead, Manganese and Mercury: Metals in Personal Care Products, (pages 26-36).