Carcinogen asbestos found in Claire’s cosmetics

US regulators, the FDA, have warned people not to use certain makeup products from Claire’s after samples tested positive for cancer-causing asbestos.

The US regulator conducted the tests after learning of reports of asbestos in products sold by retailers Claire’s and Justice in 2017.

The company has disputed the findings and refused to comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) request for a recall.

In its safety alert, the FDA identified the products as Claire’s eye shadows, contour palette and compact powder and cited the talc used in the products.

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