In the General public Eye: Mascara Exempt from Mercury Treaty

On October 21, 2013, Posted by , In BIO, tagged in ,,,,,, , With Comments Off on In the General public Eye: Mascara Exempt from Mercury Treaty

Toxic Eye Makeup?: Mercury is sometimes used in small amounts in mascara as a preservative and a germ-killer. Image: Arlette/Flickr Under a new global treaty that limits the use of mercury, some light bulbs will be banned. Some batteries, thermometers and medical devices will be banned too. But mascara is…