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.
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.
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.
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.
Cancer-causing Chemicals Leaching into Food from Packaging: Scientists
Scientists have now identified over three thousand chemicals leaching into food from the food packaging. Experts warn that some of the chemicals found were extremely dangerous and could cause cancer.
New Home and Remodel Consumers Beware: Scientists Discover 55 Chemicals of Concern in US Homes
Warning to New Home Buyers and Remodeling Consumers: A new scientific study has uncovered a whopping 55 toxic chemicals inside U.S. homes.
Salon Workers Have Growing Concerns Over Chemical Exposure
Salon workers across the cosmetology industry, including spa, hair, and nail salon employees, have begun to express workplace safety concerns.
Avoid These Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Elevated Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Nail Salons: Study
A new study has replicated previous findings demonstrating there are toxic levels of carcinogenic chemicals in nail salons and in some cases the toxic levels can be higher than those found in auto garages and oil refineries. The study examined levels of chemicals known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) inside the air of nail salons. More specifically, the chemicals that are commonly found in nail products (benzene, formaldehyde, ethylbenzene, xylene and toulene) were measured inside of several nail salons. The study then went a step further and linked the presence of toxic chemicals in salons with self-reported adverse health symptoms of salon workers.
Lumber Liquidators Formaldehyde Fraud Update
Update: Lumber Liquidators’ Toxic Flooring Case A long-awaited update on how the SEC would weigh in on Lumber Liquidators selling … More