|Can Walmart Help Us Stop Pesticide Use in Hand Soap?|
Did you know that a pesticide called triclosan has been found in 76% of hand soaps? We're asking Walmart to change the market.
|Ask Congress to Protect Pregnant Women|
Pregnant women's bodies are polluted with chemicals found in consumer products – including cosmetics.
|Ask FDA to Regulate Use of Nanoparticles in Cosmetics|
Sunscreen, that must-have accessory for warding off skin cancer, might be exposing you to a new danger: the health risks from nanoparticles in the lotion. Not only are nanoparticles untested, they're usually not on the label, either.
|Men's Products Risky, Too|
Don't think men use cosmetics? Think again. Aftershave, shampoo and cologne are cosmetics. And just like personal care products marketed to women and kids, men's products are not regulated by the U.S. FDA.
|Scents and Bubbles Mask Toxic Chemicals in Herbal Essences|
With a name like “Herbal Essences” one might think that these products contain natural ingredients, but the brand uses fragrance, sodium laureth sulfate and other chemicals linked to cancer and reproductive problems in its body wash, shampoo and conditioner.