Senators sponsor bill requiring review of ingredients used in cosmetics, personal care items

April 20, 2015 10:13 PM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators say it's time to update the Food and Drug Administration's regulation of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin creams.

Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein of California and Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine are sponsoring legislation that would require the FDA to evaluate at least five ingredients per year to determine their safety.

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