Are Phthalates DBP and DEHP Back in Fragrance??!
In October, IFRA added approximately 750 chemicals to the fragrance ingredient list, including toxic phthalates DBP and DEHP, and carcinogen styrene oxide.
Finding My Way through Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Susi Lippuner is a 59 year old woman who has transitioned from “normal” to being severely disabled with Environmental Sensitivities, and is now mindfully moving towards wellness. She shares her story...
Fragrance: The New Second Hand Smoke
Interestingly, almost a quarter of cases of fragrance-associated asthma in the workplace occurred in workers who had no previous history of asthma, but developed it as a result of exposure to scented products on the job.
VICTORY! Women Move Procter and Gamble to Disclose Fragrance Ingredients
In a huge step forward for fragrance disclosure, P&G announced today that they will disclose fragrance ingredients in their cleaning, feminine care and personal care products!
Tip of the Month: Detox Your Dorm
From ditching dryer sheets and disinfectants, to simple non-toxic DIY recipes, get tips and tricks on how to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals for you and your dormmates!
Recommended Read: Ten Questions Concerning Air Fresheners
Published in the reputable scientific journal, Building and Environment, this article poses ten key questions about air fresheners, and pulls together key scientific studies to answer those questions in an audience-friendly way.
Changing the Smell of Clean
The fragrance can be the most toxic part about conventional cleaning products. Other aspects of them can be dangerous, but only if you touch or ingest them. Guest post by Lisa Bronner.
Fight for Your Right to Know
Tampon and menstrual pad manufacturers don’t have to disclose what’s in their products, so I have no idea what I'm being exposed to when using these products. Let's change this!
Unilever Commits to Disclosing Fragrance Ingredients in Personal Care Products!
Victory! Unilever (makers of Dove, Axe body spray & more) is the first major personal care products company to commit to voluntarily disclosing the chemicals that make up the fragrances in their products.
Phthalate Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Miscarriage, Gestational Diabetes
Two recent studies from the Harvard School of Public Health found that exposure to phthalates may increase the risk of having a miscarriage and increase risk factors for gestational diabetes.