Chemical Watch article - Women's Voices for the Earth (WVE) expresses concern that five phthalates were among those recently added to IFRA fragrance list.
In October, IFRA added approximately 750 chemicals to the fragrance ingredient list, including toxic phthalates DBP and DEHP, and carcinogen styrene oxide.
Today, national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), released an open-letter signed by leading national scientists, academics, and health professionals urging S.C. Johnson & Son (SCJ) to remove the fragrance chemical, Galaxolide, from its products.
Top scientists join us to express their concerns about the environmental impacts of Galaxolide, a toxic fragrance chemical that is ending up in the environment and in you.
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.
Fragrance industry’s leading trade association opposes creation of EPA fragrance-free label claiming it's misleading.