More Period Policies are Addressing Ingredient Safety and Transparency
Eight pieces of legislation throughout the nation are specifically addressing the safety and disclosure of ingredients used in menstrual products. This signifies that lawmakers are paying more attention to ingredient safety and the right to know what ingredients menstruators are being exposed to!
What the Thinx Class Action Settlement Means for All of Us
Sierra Club Magazine By Jessian Choy “Thinx consumers united to launch a class action lawsuit in response to the news, and in January 2023, the... Read More
Thinx PFAS Lawsuit Also Calls Attention to Nanosilver Concerns
In addition to agreeing to pay $4 million to class action members, the settlement also includes a number of "non-monetary relief” items regarding the company’s ingredient safety and disclosure moving forward particularly in regards to the use of PFAS and anti-microbial treatments (like nanosilver) in their products.
Recapping Your Most Popular Blog Posts on Toxic Chemicals and Ingredient Safety from 2022
From questions on the safety of ingredients like titanium dioxide and lilial, to product impacts on lactobacilli and healthy vaginal bacteria, nearly 300,000 people visited WVE's Voices Blog for tips, updates and insight into ways you can raise your voice for a toxic-free future!
TAKE ACTION for Safer Menstrual and Intimate Care Products!
Recently, the Robin Danielson Menstrual Product and Intimate Care Product Safety Act of 2022 (HR 8724) was introduced in Congress. If passed, the bill requires a research program focused on studying the health risks of fragrance ingredients, pesticides, phthalates, titanium dioxide, and other ingredients used in these products.
Worried About Titanium Dioxide In Tampons And Skittles? Here’s What You Really Need To Know.
The Skimm by Maria del Carmen Corpus, Maria McCallen, and Kamini Ramdeen-Chowdhury … “We all know social media is a breeding ground for misinformation and... Read More
We Now Have More Information about Ingredients Used in Period Products Than Ever Before!
Because of new disclosure requirements coming out of New York State, our research has found the every period product user is getting way more information about these products than ever before. Some period products are a lot more complicated than we ever knew.
US NGO explores impacts of New York menstrual products disclosure law
Chemical Watch by Julia John WVE examines compliance, resulting changes countrywide … “A US NGO has begun investigating the effects of New York’s menstrual goods... Read More
Let the Countdown Begin!
Manufacturers of tampons, pads, cups and menstrual underwear are not required to tell you what ingredients they use to make these products ... but all that's about to change!
Statement: WVE Opposes California Assembly Bill 1989
California AB 1989 allows manufacturers to intentionally hide ingredients Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) opposes California Assembly Bill 1989. AB 1989 was introduced by Assembly Member... Read More