Sunday, December 16, 2007

Effective January 1 Minnesota becomes the first state to ban mercury from use in mascara, eyeliners and skin-lightening creams. Minnesota will have tougher standards than the Federal Government. Seems odd that mercury would need to be banned - as who would add mercury to cosmetics? Well some manufactures still use mercury as a preservative.

We applaud the new law in Minnesota. Hopefully this idea will spread across the USA and Canada.

Full story available on Canadian Business Online.

Pure Know How

1 comment:

deborah said...

wow, who knew? just color me "in the dark, huh!" good for Minnesota.