In California, Cleaning Product Companies To Come Clean on Ingredients
Right to Know Act Mandates Ingredient Disclosures on Labels and Online - In a major victory for consumer and worker right to know, California lawmakers today approved legislation to require manufacturers to disclose the ingredients in home-use and institutional cleaning products. If Gov. Jerry Brown signs the bill, California will once again become a national leader by requiring greater transparency of ingredients in consumer products.
Talking Ingredient Disclosure and Safe Cleaning in DC with SNL Alumni
We had the privilege to join Maya Rudolph and Senator Al Franken in DC to talk about the need for ingredient disclosure and the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act.
Ingredient Disclosure: Moving the Market to Safer Products
In 2007, when our Household Hazards report was released, virtually no cleaning product companies were disclosing any ingredients on a website or label — even if the ingredients were linked to cancer or reproductive harm like infertility and birth defects.
Uncovering the Dirty Truth on Cleaning Products
Canada's Environmental Defence on the hazards of VOCs and cleaning products in their report: The Dirty Truth.
1,4-Dioxane and Laundry Soap: Free and Gentle or a Marketing Free-for-All
Scientific American May 7, 2012 Bill Chameides More than 80,000 chemicals are produced, used, and present in the United States. This is one of their... Read More
Secret Chemicals Revealed in Common Household Cleaners
Living Green Magazine January 4, 2012 New independent lab testing on 20 top household cleaning products reveals that cleaning products commonly contain hidden chemicals linked... Read More
The Dirty Secrets About Toxic Chemicals Lurking in Common Cleaners
GreenBiz.com Alexandra Scranton December 9, 2011 The cleaning products that we use to wipe down our countertops, wash our dishes and clothes and scent our... Read More
Companies hide toxic ingredients in household cleaners, report finds
Free Speech Radio News November 22, 2011 Household cleaners are commonly marketed as necessary in the fight against germs to make your home safer and... Read More
6 Healthy Holiday Cleaning Recipes
Rodale News Emily Main November 22, 2011 How clean are your cleaners? Chances are, not very, which is why it’s best to make your own.... Read More
Report reveals hidden hazardous chemicals in cleaning products
NYR Natural News November 18, 2011 Cleaning product companies aren’t required to disclose the ingredients they use in their products, and what they’re keeping secret... Read More