[Hygienic evaluation of the content of heavy metals (lead and copper) in cosmetic products].

@article{Tsankov1982HygienicEO,
  title={[Hygienic evaluation of the content of heavy metals (lead and copper) in cosmetic products].},
  author={I I Tsankov and Irena Iordanova and D M Lolova and S V Uzunova and S K Dinoeva},
  journal={Problemi na khigienata},
  year={1982},
  volume={7},
  pages={127-36}
}
Heavy metals /lead and copper/ content was studied in various cosmetic articles: creams and cleansing milk, shampoos, hair dyes, eye shadows, rouge, lipsticks, powders, fond de teint, tooth pastes. The method flame atom-absorption spectrometry with chelation and extraction was used for their determination. The subacute dermal toxicity on albino rats was studied with working doses: lead--1,10 and 100 mg/kg, and copper--5,50 and 500 mg/kg. The content of lead and copper was established to be low… CONTINUE READING