Bill Aims to Make Menstrual Product Companies More Transparent

Bill Aims to Make Menstrual Product Companies More Transparent

Teen Vogue

Brittney McNamara

May 25, 2017

Two new bills introduced in Congress aim to bring more transparency to menstrual products, attempting to both mandate menstrual companies provide a list of ingredients in their products, and to trigger more research on the impact of chemicals in menstrual products. Activists, including the women’s health organization Women’s Voices for the Earth, are working hard to get those bills passed, but in the meantime, Sustain Natural released a product offering an alternative to products with mystery ingredients, beating the big guys to the punch and disclosing exactly what’s in their organic pads and tampons. Sustain hopes its products will set an example that the rest of the industry follows. Why? Because our health is on the line.”

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