'Forever chemicals' still in use in UK make-up
By Esme Stallard | BBC | January 13, 2023
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"These pollutants - known as PFAS - have been linked to serious health concerns including cancer.
They are not illegal in the UK but five European countries are expected to propose an EU-wide ban on Friday.
Urban Decay's owner L'Oréal, Revolution and Inglot told the BBC they were phasing out the chemicals.
PFAS, which stands for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances, are resistant to oil and water, making them highly valuable to the make-up industry."