Study: Microplastics found in 90 per cent of leading cosmetics products

Michael Holder
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Research prompts calls for stricter legislation and deeper research to curb the prevalence of tiny synthetic polymer particles

Consumer goods giants continue to face growing scrutiny over their reliance on plastics, with fresh research published yesterday having found microplastics in products manufactured by almost 90 per cent...

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