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Congress Targets Chemicals in Personal Care Products

Under the proposed law, the FDA would test whether chemicals such as propylparaben and lead acetate are being used at safe levels and if not, issue a recall.

Americans spend more than $50 billion every year on beauty and skin care products. But there's little oversight into what goes into the products we're putting on our skin and hair. Now a bipartisan group of lawmakers and industry leaders say that has got to change. Under the proposed law, the FDA would test whether chemicals such as propylparaben and lead acetate are being used at safe levels and if not, issue a recall. Jan Crawford reports.

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