[podcast] EWG vs. the Industry on Cosmetic Ingredient Safety


By now, nearly 500 cosmetic manufacturers should have received the Environmental Working Group's (EWG's) survey asking whether their products contain the trace contaminant 1,4-dioxane. According to the group's database, at least 8,000 products on the market contain ethoxylated ingredients and may be contaminated with the chemical, which is a suspected carcinogen—although according to various experts, not at levels of concern from cosmetic products.

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