Interestingly, almost a quarter of cases of fragrance-associated asthma in the workplace occurred in workers who had no previous history of asthma, but developed it as a result of exposure to scented products on the job.
In a huge step forward for fragrance disclosure, P&G announced today that they will disclose fragrance ingredients in their cleaning, feminine care and personal care products!
From pizza dough perfume, to floral scented tampons the fragrance funhouse is getting spooky! We are so afraid of bad smells, and have convinced ourselves that smelling-good is the same thing as being clean and in some cases, being healthy.
Whether it's beer, food, cosmetics, cleaning or personal care products, we deserve the right to know what's in the products we put in, or on, our bodies.
Research has shown that many of the substances -- like aluminum, parabens & triclosan -- commonly included in deodorant products are absorbed into the body. And that's not a good thing...
64 household & institutional cleaning products now carry the EPA's fragrance-free label giving those concerned about fragrance chemical;s the opportunity to more easily find fragrance-free products.
Lots to like about P&G's updated fragrance ingredient palette, but they don't provide details on why they decided to remove some toxic chemicals from their fragrance palette while choosing to keep others.
The fragrance industry's self-regulating chemical safety program is greenlighting chemicals that reputable authoritative bodies and government agencies have restricted, banned or deemed hazardous.
Safety of 3,000 fragrance chemicals is entirely determined by the fragrance industry. This self-regulating policy is failing to protect the public from chemicals of concern in fragrance.
Bottom line: fragrance should not be allowed in products that carry the Safer Choice label....