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Tampax and Always: Detox the Box!

Our new Chem Fatale report finds toxic chemicals commonly used in feminine care products like pads and tampons. Unfortunately, because pads and tampons are regulated as “medical devices” and not “personal care products,” companies aren’t required by law to disclose any of the ingredients used in these products. We know that Procter & Gamble, makers of Tampax and Always, uses some toxic fragrance chemicals – and we have a right to know what else they’re using in pads and tampons.

Toxic chemicals don’t belong in pads and tampons. Period.

Take Action button Tell Tampax and Always to detox the box!
November 5, 2013


[…] Girl power and environmentalism join forces through the brilliant and inspiring minds behind Women’s Voices for the Earth. Speaking of organic cotton in feminine care products, Teens Turning Green and a few other organizations have joined Women’s Voices for the Earth to co-release “Chem Fatale“, a scientifically supported report that exposes the potential health effects of toxic chemicals in conventional feminine care products. Scary stuff indeed! Yet, avoiding the situation altogether by ignoring the facts poses detrimental health effects to ourselves, our loved ones and even the environment. Read, get informed, and even take action here! […]