The two biggest areas of concern in crib mattresses facing parents right now revolve around flame retardant chemicals, as well as waterproofing chemicals. Guest blog by No Secrets partner, Naturepedic
National women’s health organization, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), and Michigan Clean Water Action, released a detailed review of the hazards posed by the chemical, Galaxolide, a synthetic musk commonly found in SC Johnson & Son’s scented household cleaning products, that has also been found in the Great Lakes. The analysis identifies Galaxolide as a threat to the environment and human health.
Send a message to retailers & food manufacturers that BPA and other toxic chemicals like polyvinyl chloride & polystyrene should not be used in can liners.
We certainly need new legislation to fix the many problems with how cosmetics are regulated, but much like the Personal Care Product Safety Act, this bill really misses the mark when it comes to ensuring the safety of cosmetic ingredients.
Donate for your friend who is fighting breast cancer, for your daughter who is just starting to use feminine products, and for your own peace of mind when you buy cleaning supplies at the grocery store.
The study found that black women have 48% higher levels of phthalates in their bodies than white women. This hit me like a ton of bricks...