Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
New research has uncovered a link with Triclosan and fatty liver disease. More specifically, scientists found that the chemical accelerated the development of fatty liver and fibrosis. Mice exposed to Triclosan also had less diversity in their gut microbiomes (less gut microbiome diversity as science has now shown, is generally associated with poorer health).
A new epidemiological study has linked exposure to Triclosan with broken bones among women.
We have reported on previous scientific studies linking recurring UTIs and nine chemicals of concern used as food additives. This … More
You may recall that after considerable pressure from consumers and scientists, back in 2016 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration … More
We have published numerous reports of studies over the years examining the endocrine disrupting effects of common chemicals: phthalates, parabens … More
The endocrine-disrupting pesticide ‘triclosan’, which is commonly used in toothpastes, body washes, deodorants, hand lotions and many other personal care … More
What chemicals to avoid: Products containing triclosan, triclocarban and other antimicrobials . Where these chemicals are found: The chemical triclosan … More
Some consumers have expressed their dissatisfaction that removing toxic chemicals from U.S. personal care products is such a slow process. … More
This week the FDA finally proposed a rule to eliminate triclosan/triclocarban (demonstrated scientifically to be endocrine disruptors and triggers for … More