NGOs call on US firm to reveal chemicals in feminine products

NGOs call on US firm to reveal chemicals in feminine products

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Chemical Watch
by Tammy Lovell

Feb. 21, 2018

A group of 25 NGOs has published an open letter calling on US cleaning products company Prestige Brands to eliminate what campaigners claim are toxic chemicals and disclose all ingredients in its Summer’s Eve feminine hygiene products.

Outlined in the letter are the various ingredients that the NGOs say are of concern in the wipes and washes, including what they claim to be carcinogens, unknown fragrance ingredients, allergens and suspected endocrine disruptors.

The letter is the latest effort in a campaign run by Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) to increase transparency about what it says are potentially harmful chemicals used in feminine hygiene products.

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