400 lipsticks found to contain too much lead and could be harmful By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD Reuters first reported a new research conducted by the FDA found that 400 lipsticks in the marketplace tested positive for lead, according to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, a coalition that advocates for safer cosmetics and hygiene products. It contained a lot more than 275 moments the quantity of lead that was found in the least-contaminated product http://www.edmdrx.com/ .S. Cannot contain much more than 100 parts per million of lead. The best offending lipstick contained 7.19 parts per million, the combined group said. Surprisingly, the least contaminated was also the least expensive: Wet & Crazy Mega Mixers Lip Balm.