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Cosmetics 2016, 3(3), 31;

Special Issue “Cosmetic Contact Allergens”

Laboratory of Toxicology, Dipartimento di Scienze Farmacologiche e Biomolecolari, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan 20133, Italy
DABMEB Consultancy Ltd., Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire MK44 1PR, UK
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Academic Editor: Enzo Berardesca
Received: 16 August 2016 / Revised: 16 August 2016 / Accepted: 16 August 2016 / Published: 17 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cosmetic Contact Allergens)
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In Europe, a cosmetic is defined as any substance or preparation intended to be placed in contact with the various external parts of the human body (epidermis, hair system, nails, lips and external genital organs) or with the teeth and the mucous membranes of the oral cavity with a view exclusively or mainly to cleaning them, perfuming them, changing their appearance and/or correcting body odours and/or protecting them or keeping them in good condition.[...] View Full-Text
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