Hana Sh. MAHMOOD, Ahlam A.SHEHAB, Nada A. KHALIL
ANALYTICAL DETECTION OF HEAVY METALS IN COSMETIC
Cosmetics and so-called care products, whether skin or hair, are used by millions of people. Skin is the first line of defense in the human body, but in spite of this, some toxic elements in cosmetics may be able to cross and penetrate this barrier, causing serious dangers, including various types of cancer. while the knowledge of many users of these products risks is limited and should be improved. Some cosmetics contain concentrations of heavy elements exceeding the minimum limits set by the World Health WHO and FDA Organization The aim of this work is review of the analytical methods that tracked the concentrations of heavy metals such as Pb, Cd, Hg and as in cosmetics of different grades.
Keywords: Heavy Metals, Cosmetic.