The Washington state legislature is considering banning the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products that contain formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents, certain amounts of lead, and some other chemicals.
Category: Household and Hospital Chemicals
Black Salon Workers have Increased Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
A new study has revealed that Black and Hispanic hair salon stylists may be at increased risk due to higher levels of various endocrine-disrupting chemicals in their urine.
Carcinogenic Formaldehyde Uncovered in Popular Beauty Products
Formaldehyde has recently been uncovered in numerous beauty products in the U.S. In fact, scientists found 26 of 40 different beauty product samples tested contained formaldehyde in amounts that can be harmful to humans.
Ban on Chemical Levels in Laundry Detergents: NY State
Effective January 1, 2023, New York State established a new legal limit on the amount of some toxic cancer-causing chemicals that can be found in many popular cleaning, personal care, and cosmetic products.
Carcinogenic Chemicals in Green Cleaning Products: Study
In recent years, many savvy consumers have made the switch from commercial home cleaning products (known to contain toxic and … More
Chemicals in Food and Products Causing Sperm Counts to Crash: Scientists
Yet another new scientific study has confirmed that toxic, endocrine-disrupting chemicals in our personal care products, food, home care products and general environment may be behind the dramatic drop in sperm counts worldwide.
Phthalate Chemicals in Everyday Products Activate Uterine Fibroid Tumors
Scientists have demonstrated a causal link between phthalates (toxic chemicals found in everyday consumer products like personal care, food and home care products) and the increased growth of uterine fibroid tumors.
Democrats Fight to KEEP Using Toxic Chemicals, Pressure EPA to Ease Off Regulations
Prominent Democrats are urging the White House and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ease off on regulating some toxic chemicals known to harm both public health and the environment.
Lawsuit: Carcinogenic Chemicals in Hair Care Products
A new lawsuit alleges the personal care giants L’Oréal and four other companies sold hair relaxers to the public knowing they had a risk of causing uterine cancer.
Hair Straightening Chemicals Increase Risk for Uterine Cancer: Study
Scientific researchers have found that women who frequently use hair straightening products are more than twice as likely to go on to develop uterine cancer as women who do not use these products.