The cleaning product industry can and must do better. They should be designing their products with tremendous precaution, taking into account the toxic health burdens and vulnerabilities many communities already face.
For those who are concerned about avoiding products with dangerous fragrance or flavor ingredients, it can be all but impossible to do so because, not only are companies allowed to sell products that contain toxic chemicals, many don't even disclose these ingredients.
Let’s give a little something back to the women and men who give so much to our kids — while at the same time get the conversation started with our schools on how we can reduce our kids’ exposure to toxic quats.
Today, 25 environmental, health, and justice organizations released an open letter urging New York-based consumer product goods manufacturer Prestige Brands, makers of Summer’s Eve, to eliminate toxic chemicals and disclose all ingredients in the iconic feminine care brand. Circulated by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), the letter calls into question the ingredients found in Summer’s Eve products, including wipes, washes and sprays, to which women are exposed without their knowledge or consent.
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.
S.C. Johnson announced their next move on the path towards 100% transparency of the ingredients – disclosure of 368 potential skin allergens in their products.
Working long hours for uncertain and often substandard pay, salon workers are also exposed to highly toxic chemicals linked to respiratory ailments, cancer, miscarriage and more.
Kimberly-Clark is finally reformulating to eliminate the harmful preservative methylisothiazilinone (MI) from wipes.
From sprays and candles, to plug-ins and oils--it's time to start avoiding air fresheners.