Some things the bill hopes to ensure are to phase out dangerous ingredients, to provide better systems to assess ingredient safety, clearer labeling, and for small businesses to be able to compete more fairly. But The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), an industry group, has a few changes they'd like to see made, too, and has proposed its own plan. To find out more, just keep reading.
The PCPC believes the Safe Cosmetics Act would be significantly stricter than rules currently used by the FDA for food safety standards, making it almost impossible to sell most products on the market. Not only that, but according to Dr. Richard Adamson, a 30-year veteran of the National Cancer Institute who works with the PCPC, while everything is toxic in large doses, that doesn't mean the majority of beauty products are actually toxic. "As a cancer causation expert, I find this bill not to be scientifically well balanced," he says.
What do you think? Do you want to see more regulation or less?