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FDA publishes hand sanitizer testing protocol to detect impurities

By Deanna Utroske

This week, as part of its response to contaminated and unsafe hand sanitizers, the agency published a testing methodologies document. The protocols outlined in the new document can be used to determine the quality of finished sanitizer products.

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Health Canada recalls unsafe hand sanitizer products

By Deanna Utroske

The government department has recently warned consumers of the risks associated with hand sanitizer products made with unapproved ingredients and called for 12 companies to stop selling unsanctioned sanitizer.

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Estée Lauder recalls Becca Cosmetics concealer

By Deanna Utroske

After mold was found on some applicators of the brand’s Light Shifter Brightening Concealer, the company announced a product recall for all shades of the complexion product.

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