Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Period Underwear and Other Feminine Products with Chemicals of Concern

A period underwear manufacturer recently settled a class action lawsuit claiming its products contain harmful chemicals, including PFAS. The lawsuit brings attention to the number of toxic chemicals in feminine products overall.

Personal Care Products Safety Act: New Federal Law

New provisions from the Personal Care Products Safety Act were signed into law as part of the fiscal year 2023 government funding bill. The bipartisan legislation intends to protect consumer health and strengthen the Food and Drug Administration’s authority to ensure the safety of personal care products and their ingredients.

3M Knew its PFAS Chemicals were Toxic Decades Ago but Kept it Secret

Here is an investigative report revealing how 3M knew for decades that PFOS, one of the many PFAS chemicals, used in their products like Scotchgard stain repellent and Teflon cookware, were likely highly toxic to their customers and everything else around them, but kept silent and said nothing to the public or the U.S. government…