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Women still do most of the cleaning: is it putting their health at risk?

Women still do most of the cleaning: is it putting their health at risk?

The Guardian

Amy Westervelt

April 30, 2015

A California proposal to label all ingredients in cleaning products draws fire from manufacturers and support from women’s health advocates.

…But green cleaners don’t always live up to the hype. In Deep Clean, a report released this week on cleaning products, nonprofit Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) noted that many companies are not disclosing the criteria they use for evaluating the ingredients that they deem “green”. The group reported, for example, that independent lab testing has uncovered that SC Johnson’s cleaning products contain synthetic musk, a known endocrine-disrupting chemical….

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