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The Identification of Toxic Substances in Some Cosmetic Products Sold in Republic of Moldova

  • Valentina CalmâşEmail author
  • Svetlana Fedorciucova
  • Ghenadie Şpac
  • Olga Tabunscic
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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1191)

Abstract

Lipstick is a fat-based makeup product and it is used not only to colour lips, but also to protect them from external influences. The decorative cosmetics market includes a huge range of products. The purpose of this research is to determine the quality and harmlessness of some assortments of lipsticks which are sold in the Republic of Moldova. The research objects are: 8 types of lipsticks (AVON and ORIFLAME). Lipsticks were subjected to organoleptic and physical and chemical research. At the same time, was verified, the correctness of the presented information on the label. The organoleptic indices analysed were: the external appearance and the colour, the homogeneity, the odour, the capacity to cover and the physical-chemical indices IC presence of vitamins A and E, the presence of substances with toxic effect: phenol substances, glycerine and some heavy metals (Cr, Pb, Cu, Fe, Al). The research was carried out using the following methods: empirical research, expertise. Conclusions: of these 8 samples which were analyzed organoleptically, physical-chemical and the correctness of the information prescribed on the label IC none fully corresponds to the prescribed requirements. The closest to being suitable is the product from the Luxe Shape Sensation range, AVON; The One colour lipstick Unlimited, and Giordani gold iconic lipstick (ORIFLAME) contain heavy metals (Cu, Fe). Lux and Lucios Mark Shine Burst lipsticks, AVON do not contain vitamins E and A. Lux lipstick, AVON - contains phenol substances.

Keywords

Lipsticks Quality Harmlessness Vitamins Heavy metals 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valentina Calmâş
    • 1
    Email author
  • Svetlana Fedorciucova
    • 1
  • Ghenadie Şpac
    • 1
  • Olga Tabunscic
    • 1
  1. 1.The Academy of Economic Studies of MoldovaChisinauRepublic of Moldova

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