It’s been all over my inbox. The chemicals in Halloween face paint are SCARY! Just look at the new report from the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and be very, very afraid. Seriously.
What might be in there?
PVC (aka: the poision plastic, or vinyl):
PVC has been linked to asthma, and autism, and according to the Center for Environment and Justice: "PVC (polyvinyl chloride) products are everywhere and are dangerous to our health and environment from start to finish - in the factory, at home, and in the trash - releasing poisonous chemicals linked to cancer and birth defects."
Lead, chromium or other metals (dangerous neurotoxins): Read more...