L'Oreal lipstick found to contain lead

Some 400 lipsticks including those made by the world's biggest cosmetics giant L'Oreal have been found by US investigators to contain traces of lead.

15th February, 2012
L'Oreal lipstick found to contain lead
A customer checks out the L'Oreal display: lipsticks found to contain lead

Some 400 lipsticks including those made by the world's biggest cosmetics giant L'Oreal have been found by US investigators to contain traces of lead.

L’Oreal’s Color Sensational Pink Petal topped the list of brands purchased between February and July 2010 that were tested for lead by the Food and Drug Administration, with 7.19 parts per million.

Paris-based L’Oreal made half of the 10 lipsticks with the highest lead levels, the FDA said.

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