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Topic - Kayla Fioravanti
The Food and Drug Administration would have more power to regulate toothpaste, deodorant, hair treatments and other beauty products under a bill proposed by an Illinois Democrat - a move critics consider regulatory overreach.
"Unfortunately, there's been some misinformation that's going out there that these things are unsafe and that they aren't tested when actually they are," she said, citing the industry's Cosmetic Ingredient Review panel, which requires testing.
Kayla Fioravanti, co-owner and chief formulator at Essential Wholesale in Clackamas, Ore., says most chemicals in cosmetics have proved to be safe over years of use and they are being misrepresented.