Sunday, June 5, 2011

Heavy Metals Found in Cosmetics

It often seems that the elements of Mendeleev’s periodic system of chemical elements, such as lead, arsenic and cadmium, are more like a poisonous mixture, and not the components of popular cosmetics. But a new study conducted in Canada showed that these toxic heavy metals were found in forty-nine popular cosmetic products tested, and none of them contained any information on the package.