Elizabeth Arden and other heavy metals detected in a number of international famous cosmetics
Elizabeth Arden and other heavy metals detected in a number of international big-name cosmetics
Yesterday, the Beijing Consumers Association released a shampoo and skin care cosmetics comparative test results. The results show, shampoo, better cosmetic samples overall quality, physical and chemical properties are up to national standards, some samples were found to contain preservatives, arsenic, mercury, formaldehyde and other substances, many of them Uemura, Givenchy, high wire, micro-tzu and other international big, However, all test results were within the scope of national standards.
The comparative test samples from the Beijing Consumer Association staff to ordinary consumers in Beijing in large shopping malls, supermarkets and there are certain well-known chain of shops to buy, involving 20 kinds of shampoo, 15 kinds of lipstick, 25 kinds of emollients cream, 60 kinds of lotion samples, some of which marked the origin of the samples abroad.
The test results showed that some of the samples were found to contain preservatives, arsenic, mercury, formaldehyde and other substances, but all test results are within the scope of national standards. Among them, 40 g Kose SEKKISEI SUPREME Cream I (detection limit 0.010), 50 ml Armani Code elite still live Huan cream (detection limit 0.047), 100 g Watson Collagen nourish Zhen white emulsion (detection limit 0.008), 15 ml Guerlain golden balm (detection limit 0.01), 3.4 g Givenchy advanced custom series Lipstick (detection limit 0.01), 3.4 g Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick soft mist (detection limit 0.04) were detected, such as “mercury” content. It is understood that mercury can cause depigmentation, skin irritation, skin damage caused by the accumulation in the body, causing the body to a variety of adverse reactions, the most important is the central nervous system, such as insomnia, fatigue, poor memory, especially emotional change is very obvious.
And 3.4 g Shu Uemura Rouge Unlimited Lipstick soft mist (detection limit 0.1), 100 ml Elizabeth Arden Crystal Xi Yan Can Lotion (detection limit 0.026), 50 ml Kiehl set hwan pale lip moisturizer (detection limit of 0.036) , 90 ml Dabao SOD refreshing moisturizer (detection limit 0.1), 100 ml MAXAM Honey Moisturizing nourishing milk (detection limit 0.2), 50 ml Vichy mineral water springs live frost refreshing (detection limit 0.064), 50 g Olay newborn plastic Yan Jin pure cream (detection limit 0.018), 50 ml Fu Lei Nai Italian poetry refreshing moisturizer (detection limit 0.05) were detected, such as “arsenic” content. Arsenic and its compounds are considered carcinogenic, long-term use of high arsenic cosmetics can cause dermatitis, pigmentation and other skin diseases, eventually leading to skin cancer.
In this test, some products are also detected different types of preservatives. City Consumers Association said that in this test involves a number of preservatives indicators, such as 4-hydroxybenzoate, ethyl 4-hydroxybenzoate, 4-hydroxy-methyl, 4-hydroxy benzoic acid Ding ester, which is mainly used for cosmetics four indicators antiseptic, is a preservative used in cosmetics can legally safest, least irritating. Preservatives, no positive benefits on the human body, so it is to add synthetic or natural ingredients with anti-corrosion function, are not harmful to human health have helped, but the difference lies in the degree of damage to the human body.