Learn more about these women leaders who are changing policy and working to ensure period products are safe, affordable and accessible!
New cleaning products ingredient disclosure victories in NY and CA have key differences, but complement each other well and provide critical ingredient information we can use to decide what products to bring into our homes and workplaces.
Mounting evidence points to the health and environmental hazards of oxybenzone, the active ingredient in thousands of popular sunscreen products. Learn more and find safer options for sun protection!
Meliora Cleaning Products announces their commitment to adopting our Health First Roadmap and to making their ingredient screening process even better. Learn more and follow their journey!
This testing doesn’t tell us everything we need to know. It is just one snapshot demonstrating that there is more to these products than is currently being disclosed.
National women’s health nonprofit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), has released independent product-testing results that reveal undisclosed toxic chemicals in tampons. The results of the testing detected carbon disulfide, a known reproductive toxin, in all four brands of tampons that contain rayon. Carbon disulfide is a chemical that is predominantly used in the manufacture of rayon; it was not detected in the all-cotton tampons that were tested.
Momentum and victories will only continue to grow as more women raise their voice for menstrual equity. Look how far we have come in the last year alone!
Here are some things that you can do this week (and year-round!), to limit your exposure to toxic chemicals, and improve the health of women nationwide.
Quats are disinfectant chemicals commonly found in household cleaners like wipes that do not actually reduce household illness, and instead can cause harm to our health.
Quats have been linked to asthma, fertility issues, and reproductive harm. These are NOT chemicals that babies, children, women, pets, or anyone should be exposed to. Tell Clorox it's time to quit the quats!