The Food and Drugs Authority has issued a warning against dangerous cosmetic products on the market.

Speaking in an interview on Adom News, Head of Public Affairs, Mr. James Lartey, says the cosmetics from popular manufacturers are found to be laced with dangerous chemicals that are harmful to the body.

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According to Mr. Lartey the chemicals in most cosmetics can cause some serious health problems if care is not taken.

“Chemicals including mercury, hydronoquin, and steroids are said to cause kidney problems, birth defects, liver, and other cancers,” he stated.