There are currently around 10,000 ingredients used in cosmetics. Yet, the 84 billion dollar cosmetic and personal care industry is not required to meet any sort of safety standard for ingredients.
If passed, SB 574 will be the first bill in the nation to require disclosure of fragrance ingredients for personal care and professional salon products.
The CIR is meeting this month to discuss their “Aerosols Precedents” and WVE has submitted our concerns. Learn more.
Testing identified 19 creams with mercury levels up to 30,000 times greater than the legal limit. This means creams meet the definition of hazardous waste, and aren’t even safe for a landfill.
Unlike consumers, who can look at ingredient labels on their store-bought cosmetics, professional hair and nail salon workers don’t benefit from the same disclosure. Until now...
A third of all fragrance chemicals currently in use are either known to be toxic, or considered potentially toxic by scientists around the world.
Allowing unsafe preservatives like parabens to stay on the market won’t drive the innovation in safer alternatives that we really need.
Our new report exposes why the CIR cannot be trusted to protect our health and our environment from harmful ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
The bill is intended to fix the deeply flawed system currently in place that is supposed to oversee cosmetic and salon product safety. But is it enough?
Victory! Unilever (makers of Dove, Axe body spray & more) is the first major personal care products company to commit to voluntarily disclosing the chemicals that make up the fragrances in their products.