With the improvement of people’s living standards, cosmetics have become an indispensable element in daily life. Rich cosmetic products market, various functions and magical functions have become a temptation and expectation for people to choose. However, the problem of heavy metals in cosmetics, especially cadmium, mercury, arsenic and lead, seriously endangers human health.
For example, long-term use of cosmetics with high arsenic content can cause dermatitis, pigmentation and other skin diseases, and eventually lead to skin cancer, arsenic and compound poisoning. The main clinical manifestations include peripheral neuritis symptoms, such as limb pain, walking difficulties, muscle atrophy, brittle hair and easy to fall off, skin pigmentation, high degree of keratosis of palms and toes, hyperplasia of vegetations, chapping and ulcer Arsenic and its compounds widely exist in nature, and cosmetics raw materials and production process are also easy to be polluted by arsenic, so as to exist as impurities, the limit of arsenic in cosmetics is 10mg / kg (calculated by arsenic).
Arsenic has a strong affinity for protein and many amino acids, and can combine with many sulfur groups. It makes it lose its activity, which leads to the disorder of cell respiration and oxidation process, the disorder of cell division and a series of pathological changes of nervous system, liver, kidney and capillary. Arsenic can also pass through the placental barrier, causing fetal malformations.
Cosmetics are actually a double-edged creation. They can bring beauty to people and harm people at the same time. Therefore, it is necessary to be careful in choosing cosmetics.
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