Low levels of formaldehyde are found in many consumer products, but high levels of exposure to the chemical are unsafe. Always check ingredients labels and follow care instructions when using products that contain formaldehyde.

Cosmetic labelling contains important information particularly for consumers with sensitive skin or allergies. When buying cosmetics, always check that the product has an ingredients label.

Non-prescription novelty and cosmetic contact lenses can cause eye infections or permanent damage if not used correctly. Make sure you have your lenses professionally fitted and that you follow care and maintenance instructions.

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