Thursday, June 29, 2017
Side Effects Of Cosmetics And Personal Care Products Are Increasing
Reports of adverse events associated with cosmetics and personal care products sold in the US more than doubled last year, due in large part to complaints about WEN Chaz Dean Cleansing Conditioners, revealed in a new study. Researchers examined data on side effects reported to the US Food And Drug Administration (FDA) from 2004 to 2016 for products like makeup, sunscreen, tattoos, hair co;or, perfumes, shaving creams and baby care items. Overall, there were total 5144 adverse events, with an average 396 a year. The three most commonly reported products are hair color, skin color and tattoos. Products that most often involved reports of serios health problems were baby items, which accounted for about half of these cases, followed by personal cleanliness supplies, hair care and hair color. Hair products including shampoos, conditioners and styling aides, accounted for 35 % of all adverse events reported. These are followed by skin care products, which made up 22 % 0f of the complaints.