Breast Cancer Fund Director of Program and Policy Janet Nudelman was quoted in an Environmental Health News article about Johnson & Johnson's landmark decision to remove many harmful chemicals from its personal care products:
"The small companies demonstrate to the big cosmetic giants that making
safe products is not only possible, but it's also profitable. It's what consumers want."
She points out that disclosure requirements can serve as de facto bans on toxic chemicals:
"Companies would rather quietly reformulate their products than have consumers know there are carcinogens or reproductive toxins in the product."
Read the full article here.