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Microplastics Detected in Human Placenta: Industry Implications
A new study published in
has identified the presence of microplastics in human placenta. While science examines their risk, industry (including cosmetics) might expect to hasten their replacement and removal.
Jan 14th, 2021
EU Regulatory Review: Regulation Milestones, Looking Back at 2017
The personal care industry saw regulatory changes regarding microbeads, nanomaterials, preservatives and more in 2017. Here, the U.K.'s Cosmetic, Toiletries and Perfumery Association looks back at the past year in regulation.
Feb 9th, 2018
Replacing Microplastics: Natural Cellulose Offers Gentle and Biodegradable Exfoliation
While cosmetics represent a small source of primary and secondary microplastics in the environment, it is a source that could easily be avoided by using natural biodegradable alternatives. As such, described herein is a research project to identify a natural, biodegradable alternative for peel applications. Plant cellulose was of particular interest.
Jun 29th, 2018
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