A new law discussed at the European market could cause major changes in the production of beauty products made in the US and elsewhere. Europe's tough stand on toxics means...

A new law discussed at the European market could cause major changes in the production of beauty products made in the US and elsewhere. Europe’s tough stand on toxics means that 600 chemicals used by US manufacturers cannot be sold in the EU.

Treehugger believes that US manufacturers will not abandon a market with 450m buyers and instead adopt their rules. We like this bit too:

Brand USA="dirty";  Brand EU="clean."  That’s a pretty straightforward pair of equations.  To complete the reaction series, we add these two:  Organic ="clean"; EU=>USA on the distribution of more "natural" health care products.

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