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  • "The increasing number of reports of serious health issues stemming from the use of dangerous chemicals in beauty products ... proves that there is a need to protect both the safety of consumers as well as the safety of workers from harmful exposure," she said in a statement. "Unfortunately, the FDA does not have sufficient authority to monitor and regulate the use of toxic chemicals in cosmetic products."

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