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U.K. Lawmakers Say Microbeads in Cosmetics Should Be Outlawed

  • House of Commons panel urges ban in U.K. by the end of 2017
  • Says microbeads are damaging marine life, entering food chain

U.K. lawmakers called for a ban on plastic microbeads used in products such as shaving gel, exfoliating scrubs and toothpaste, saying they are harming marine life and entering the food chain.

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