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Study: Chemicals in Cosmetics Linked to Lung Damage in Children

Children exposed to chemicals commonly found in personal care products may be at a higher risk of suffering from lung damage later in life, according to a new European study.  The longitudinal study published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal, conducted by a team of European scientists, found that babies exposed in utero and shortly after birth to three classes of chemicals – phthalates, parabens and the fluorinated compounds known as PFAS – had diminished lung function at six and 12 years of age.  Read more...



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