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UK 'testing ground' for cosmetics

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by temi, Aug 2, 2007.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Which? magazine claims that companies are testing cosmetic fillers in the UK before applying for a US licence under more stringent rules.
    Only seven fillers - injectable substances used to reduce wrinkles - containing hyaluronic acid are licensed in the US compared with 65 in the UK.
    Government regulators are currently reviewing the situation. Every year around 400,000 people undergo non-surgical cosmetic treatments such as fillers, a figure which is increasing.

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