FDA Finds No Asbestos In 50 Talc Products As EPA Weighs New Evaluation

November 9, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released results from tests of 50 talc-based personal-care products showing no detectable asbestos contamination in any of the samples, but environmentalists say those findings should not diminish EPA’s plans to consider its presence as an impurity in talc and other materials in an upcoming TSCA evaluation. “The FDA remains dedicated to keeping consumers safe from contaminated cosmetic products. As part of these continued efforts, the FDA’s most recent survey to assess certain talc-containing...

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