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Updated Reportable Ingredients List

The California Safe Cosmetics Program has released an updated Reportable Ingredients List that includes chemicals newly identified by California Proposition 65 and other authoritative bodies as causing cancer or developmental or other reproductive harm.  For easy reference, changes including additions and delistings are shown in blue.

View the CSCP reportable ingredients list - June 2016 (PDF, 34 pages) Opens new window ... Spanish ... Vietnamese

Multilingual fact sheets on mercury in skin-lightening creams

Dangerous levels of mercury have been found in several skin-lightening creams from San Francisco Bay Area stores.  The effort to find out if dangerous products are sold in California was a collaboration involving the Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control (DEODC) and the Food and Drug Branch (FDB).

For more information on mercury poisoning and how to choose a safer skin-lightening cream, view the CDPH warning on dangerous skin-lightening creams found in SF Bay Area stores (PDF) ... Chinese ... Spanish ... Tagalog ... Vietnamese

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