2010 Press Releases
New Study Finds Hormone-Disrupting Chemical BPA on 95% of Dollar Bills Tested–Receipts Probable Source
Chemical easily transfers to skin from receipts, study says.
December 8, 2010
Toxic Brazilian Blowout Too Dangerous to be Used in the U.S., Experts Say
Leading public health advocates demand FDA recall hair products due to formaldehyde content.
November 8, 2010
Canadian Government Ceases Distribution of Brazilian Blowout Solution
High-formaldehyde hair products still in wide use in U.S. due to weak federal laws.
October 8, 2010
Consumers To Get Household Cleaner Chemical Info, But Questions of How and When Remain
Public interest groups back swift timetable, ‘one-stop shopping’ ingredient info for consumers.
October 6, 2010
False Claims, Hidden Toxin in Brazilian Blowout
Popular hair product, Brazilian Blowout Solution, contains dangerous levels of formaldehyde.
September 29, 2010
New York To Force Household Cleaner Giants To Reveal Chemical Ingredients
First-of-its kind disclosure cheered by health, consumer, worker, and environmental advocates.
September 9, 2010