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Title: Micro-beads in cosmetics a threat to environment
Source:The Pioneer
Date:1 May 2018

Many cosmetics available in the Indian market contain micro plastics or micro-beads, a new study by an environment research and policy advocacy body has found. Microbeads are non-biodegradable, tiny plastic particles, which pose a serious threat to the environment, especially marine animals. The study, “Eco Personal Care Product, Microplastics in Cosmetics”, was carried out to investigate the presence of microbeads in personal care and cosmetic products available and sold in India.

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