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The problem with feminine wipes

The Rub With Feminine Wipes

More and more these days, marketers are misleading women to believe that dry toilet paper just isn’t doing the job. They claim that women will feel better, fresher (and sexier) by using pre-moistened wipes. Through claims of “freshness,” “confident clean” and yes, even “odor control,” wipes are being advertised as the better option for the health and happiness of women.

But the truth is, many feminine wipes may be doing you (and the planet) more harm than good. Learn more.

The Issues

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Safe Cleaning

We demand transparency! Which companies are listening?

Feminine Care

Toxic chemicals don’t belong in feminine care products. Period.

Fragrance

What chemicals of concern are hiding in the term fragrance?

Safe Salons

No one should have to sacrifice their health for their paycheck.

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Tell SC Johnson to Eliminate Great Lakes Pollutant Galaxolide

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SCJ uses the fragrance chemical Galaxolide in everything from Windex to Glade air fresheners. A recent chemical analysis reveals that Galaxolide is highly toxic to aquatic life and does not break down easily in the environment. What’s more—Galaxolide has been found in the Great Lakes, a critical freshwater ecosystem. 

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Pledge of Alliance

Women’s Voices for the Earth pledges to intentionally and openly join with all women to reclaim the health of our bodies from harmful chemicals in products developed for our use. We explicitly invite women of every category, grouping or assignment and all people concerned for their reproductive health, regardless of gender identity, race, age, ethnicity, or status under the law, to fully participate in the advancement of our mission to amplify women’s voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities.  Read more.

REPORT: Unpacking the Fragrance Industry

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fragrance chemical safetyPolicy Failures, the Trade Secret Myth and Public Health

Our investigative report exposes how the safety of fragrance chemicals is not determined, monitored or safe-guarded by any governmental agency globally in any comprehensive fashion. Instead, the current system for fragrance safety is run entirely by the industry’s own International Fragrance Association (IFRA) and their research arm, the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials (RIFM). Learn more.

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Why a Women's Organization

Women’s Voices for the Earth pledges to intentionally and openly join with all women to reclaim the health of our bodies from harmful chemicals in products developed for our use. We explicitly invite women of every category, grouping or assignment and all people concerned for their reproductive health, whether defined by gender identity, race, age, ethnicity, or status under the law, to fully participate in the advancement of our mission to amplify women’s voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities.

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Women’s Voices invites businesses and organizations that share our values in creating a toxic free future for all, starting with our economy.  Learn more.