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  • Title
    COSMETICS: IF ONLY YOU KNEW ALL THE SUBSTANCES THE SKIN CAN ABSORB
  • Collection
  • Broadcast date
    21/03/2018
  • Running time
    00:26:50
  • Category
    Society, Science and health
  • Sub-category
    Everyday life, Medicine
  • Tags
  • Programme types
    Report, Investigation, Magazine

Summary

What are the dangers associated with the thousands of chemicals found in our daily cosmetics? Endocrine disruptors, suspected of causing many diseases, have been identified as major polluters. We now know that the risk factor of genital malformation is multiplied by six when the mother uses such products during pregnancy. Why are these components legally allowed in everyday products? Where is the acceptability threshold for manufacturers? Are there alternatives? This report investigates the skin's the potential harmful effects of cosmetics. With the participation of Charles Sultan, head of the pediatric endocrinology unit at Montpellier University Hospital.

Credits

Sophie GABUS : DIRECTOR

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RTS

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