Thank you for hosting a Detox the Box party!
Below is everything you need to make your party a success.
By throwing a Detox the Box party you can help to spark dialogue between friends and de-stigmatize the topic of menstrual and vaginal health — and ensure that people buying menstrual products in New York have access to critical ingredient information! Now that’s worth a party!!!
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Find Your Representative
New York Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D/WF-Manhattan) has introduced bill, A.164, that requires the disclosure of ingredients in menstrual products like tampons, pads, menstrual cups and period underwear. Have all your guests contact their New York State Assembly Members and ask them to co-sponsor the bill. Click here to contact your representative.
- A.164 Fact Sheet
- Chem Fatale: Potential Health Effects of Toxic Chemicals in Feminine Care Products
- Feminine Wipes: How a little wipe does more harm than good
- Vaginal Douching Linked to Higher Levels of Phthalates – Study
- Feminine Washes with FDA Prohibited Dyes
- The Problem with Summer’s Eve
- How to Write a Letter to the Editor
- New York Times Article: Under Pressure Feminine Product Makers Disclose Ingredients
- TIME article: Profiting From the Myths About Black Women’s Bodies, by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley
- Bloomberg article: Johnson & Johnson Has a Baby Powder Problem, by Susan Berfield, Jef Feeley, and Margaret Cronin Fisk
Watch and Share Videos
Feminine “Cleansing” Products
- Detox The Box
- Do you know what’s in your tampons and pads?
- Ingredient Disclosure in Tampons and Pads is a Victory for Women’s Health Everywhere