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Is there lead in lipstick?

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Is there lead in lipstick?

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In response to a number of inquiries regarding reports of lead contamination in lipstick, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed and validated a method for analyzing lead content in currently marketed lipstick. Learn more at: http://www.fda.gov/Cosmetics/ProductandIngredientSafety/ProductInformation/ucm137224.htm

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