Claire's pulls 17 makeup products that tested positive for asbestos
(FOX NEWS) - National retailer, Claire's, has yanked 17 makeup products off its shelves after one diligent mom discovered they contained asbestos.
Kristi Warner had purchased the makeup kit for her 6-year-old daughter from the accessories store in Providence Place Mall in Rhode Island, when she became concerned about the safety of the product.
Warner told WJAR she sent the beauty product to an independent lab to test for any harmful material.
The lab results came back positive for tremolite asbestos - a toxic substance that can potentially lead to malignant mesothelioma later in life, according to the National Cancer Institute.
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