Sweden Forbid Plastic Particles In Some Cosmetic Product

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It is reported that the Sweden government is planning to forbid selling rinse type cosmetic containing plastic particles to reduce plastic marine litter. The ban will go into effect since 1st, July, 2018, and apply to products containing plastic particles such as toothpaste, exfoliating scrub, face cleaning, shower gel, shampoo and hair conditioner etc. The cosmetic products listed above carry plastic particles for the purpose of cleaning and exfoliating. However there is exception with the product containing individual natural polymers.