“There’s formaldehyde in your Brazilian Blowout, lead in your Grecian Formula hair dye and who knows what in your perfume. Certainly not the government.”
More than 400 cosmetics companies have removed chemicals linked to disease from their products under the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ seven-year effort to shift the market toward safer products, reports the Associated Press.
A new report from the Breast Cancer Fund’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals that Johnson’s Baby Shampoo sold in some countries contains a formaldeyhde-releasing preservative, while formulations of the product sold in other countries use safer alternatives.
“I’ve just read a report by The Breast Cancer Fund that has shaken me up enough to prompt this showdown, and inspired me to turn over a new leaf when it comes to choosing cosmetics”
“Why do companies use harmful ingredients when they can do a product without it? Because they can.”
The Safe Cosmetics Act made headlines last week, as the bill was introduced in the House of Representatives. The Chicago Tribune broke the story and quoted our own Lisa Archer.
Yesterday Reps. Rush and Waxman introduced the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 in the House of Representatives. The proposed law would protect people and the environment from toxic chemicals.
The Bay Area is ground zero for natural and organic – including skincare and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
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