Chemicals from household cleaners found in breast milk samples, what parents should know
While parents are exposed to quats (short for “quaternary ammonium compounds”) from numerous sources, the researchers found that the use of disinfecting products at home related to how much showed up in breast milk.
Your Top Blog Posts of 2021
From period health policies happening across the nation, to holding ‘green’ cleaning products accountable, over 230,000 people visited the Voices Blog for tips, updates and insight into ways you can raise your voice for a toxic-free future!
How Do Cleaning Products Connect to Climate Change?
One of the many contributing factors to climate change is consumption, as the result of the extraction of resources like petroleum and gas used to make products.
CBI Means Companies Continue to Hide Fragrance Ingredients
What kind of disclosure are we seeing for fragrance ingredients as a result of the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act? And what does "confidential business information" have to do with it?
Holding “Green” Cleaning Products Accountable
WVE's new report found toxic chemicals linked to reproductive and environmental harm in a number of cleaning products that market themselves as "green" including, Method and Ms. Meyers.
Are your cleaning products really green? Here’s how to tell.
Popular Science by Shaena Montanari Reducing waste and using fewer harmful chemicals is good for you and the environment. … An April 2021 report from... Read More
New Ingredient Transparency Reveals Issue of Toxic Chemicals in Cleaning Products is Widespread
A new report by environmental health organization, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), spotlights how toxic chemicals in cleaning products add to the health disparities and disproportionate burdens many people face from occupational exposure, pollutants in their environments, as well as social, racial and gender injustices. By accessing new ingredient information, the report calls attention to some of the most problematic and pervasive ingredients used in household and institutional cleaners, that have, until recently, been hidden from the general public.
Looking Beyond the Label in New Report on Toxic Chemicals in Cleaning Products
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.
Cleaning: Are we overdoing it?
A new study found that in homes where there was more frequent use of cleaning products, children were at greater risk of developing asthma and having other breathing problems.
Are Cleaning Products Companies On the Road to Health First?
The Roadmap clearly lays out what we expect — what the public expects — an effective chemicals safety screening process to look like. Find out which companies are on track toward putting your health first!