A narrative review of heavy metals in cosmetics; health risks

Safavi, S. and Najarian, R. and Rasouli-Azad, M. and Masoumzadeh, S. and Ghaderi, A. and Eghtesadi, R. (2019) A narrative review of heavy metals in cosmetics; health risks. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 11 (4). pp. 182-190.

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Abstract

Cosmetics products since the dawn of civilization are considered a part of routine body care. The last few decades these products have had increasing and applied to the human body for beautification. Xenobiotics and heavy metals including chromium, copper, iron, mercury, cadmium, arsenic and nickel, classified as a light metal, are determinate in various types of cosmetics such as color cosmetics, face and body care products, hair cosmetics, herbal cosmetics. In cosmetic products was harmful when they occur in excessive amounts. Evidence studies determinate that in commercially available cosmetics toxic metals might present in amounts creating a danger to human health. The aim of this review is to assess identification of elimination, sources and control of sources, and monitoring countries marketed exposures and hazards can be used to prevent heavy metals toxicity. © 2019, Advanced Scientific Research. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: antimony; arsenic; cadmium; chromium; copper; cosmetic; depigmenting agent; heavy metal; herbaceous agent; iron; lead; melanin; mercury; metalloid; nickel; oxygen; silver; soap; titanium; xenobiotic agent; zinc, cell differentiation; contamination; cream; drug exposure; drug manufacture; e-waste; evidence based practice; health hazard; heavy metal poisoning; human; hyperpigmentation; infertility; keratosis; liver toxicity; metabolic disorder; nephrotoxicity; neurotoxicity; Review; skin allergy; spontaneous abortion
Subjects: Health Professions
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Divisions: Faculty of Health > Department of Public health
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 01 Jan 2020 13:57
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 13:57
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4424

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