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Advocates Push To Ban Anatase Titanium Dioxide Sunscreens

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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A study found nano-sized particles of sunscreen and UV-absorbing-ingredient anatase TiO2 in brands including L’Oreal, Procter & Gamble’s Cover Girl, Beiersdorf’s Nivea and several smaller brands. The substance garnered attention after 2008 reports that roof coatings broke down in places where workers inadvertently transferred sunscreen via skin contact.

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