FDA confirms 9 cosmetic products out of 43 test positive for asbestos

The US regulator has released the in-depth results of its year-long sampling assignment and reveals plans to conduct another in 2020

The FDA has confirmed that out of 43 cosmetic product samples, nine tested positive for asbestos as part of its year-long sampling assignment.

The talc-based cosmetic products containing the harmful substance were revealed to the public immediately last year.

But it is the first time the positive and negative results . . .

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