Europe bans two cosmetic ingredients you didn’t know are hazardous

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The chemicals that make your personal products silky smooth are banned from all cosmetics that are washed off after use.

The European Chemicals Agency has announced that the chemicals Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) and decamethylcyclopentasiloxane (D5) will be prohibited in cosmetics intended to be washed off after use, effective in January 2020.

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