A new study has revealed that daily exposure to toxic chemicals called phthalates, commonly used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans every year.
According to evidence presented at a recent scientific conference on endocrinology (hormonal system) everyday exposure to obesity-promoting chemicals (obesogens) represents a significant risk to public health.
A group of researchers has called on the Food and Drug Administration to pull certain popular sunscreen brands after they said they’ve found evidence of a potential cancer-causing chemical.
Salon workers across the cosmetology industry, including spa, hair, and nail salon employees, have begun to express workplace safety concerns.
Today’s program will offer a quick and dirty overview of everything you need to know about PFAS…what it is, why we should care about its potential impact to humans, animals and the general environment, where it is hiding, and how you can help minimize exposure to it.
New scientific research has found toxic PFAS chemicals (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in most waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations tested.
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is asking for a Supreme Court review of a $2 billion verdict against them.
Some hand sanitizers have been recalled for containing the toxic chemical methanol. Additionally, an independent pharmacy and lab has petitioned the FDA to recall other hand sanitizers after a study found unacceptable levels of benzene in several brands of hand sanitizers.
Today many people are exposed to a wide range of toxins, such as ozone, nanoparticles, microplastics, household cleaning agents, pesticides, enzymes, emulsifiers, fine dust, exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke and countless chemicals in the air, food and water–all of which are now believed by scientists to harm the epithelial barrier and are subsequently responsible for up to two billion chronic, non-infectious diseases including allergic conditions, inflammatory bowel disorders, celiac disease and even Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, autism spectrum disorders and chronic depression.
Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products