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The American Chamber of Horrors | Orbitals 306

Imagine buying mascara that makes you go blind, or picking up hair removal cream that causes your teeth to fall out. Before 1938 products like these were all over the place. Legally.

The American Chamber of Horrors was a traveling exhibit, created by the FDA, that exposed these atrocities, and it helped push forward a law that changed consumer protection in the United States forever.

Want to know more?: https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/histories-product-regulation/american-chamber-horrors  

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