With the so-called Accurate Label Act, chemical manufacturers want to take away gains made on your right to know and your ability to choose safer products. Protect your right to know!
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.
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.
It is so encouraging (and so important) to see the conversation on periods and period health move into the mainstream. Because that conversation is MOVING the mainstream.
Cleaning product companies each have their own version of what “safe” or what “toxic” means. This inconsistency and confusion is hurting both companies, and most importantly, our health. Enter, The Health First Roadmap...
Did you know that there is such a thing as disinfectant overkill? Or that harsh cleaners have been linked to COPD? What you don't know about cleaning products may surprise you!
In a major victory for consumer and worker right to know, Governor Brown has signed into law a bill that requires manufacturers of a wide array of cleaning products to disclose their ingredients. The Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 258, authored by Senator Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens) requires the ingredients in cleaning products – particularly chemicals whose ability to harm human health or the environment has been recognized by established scientific authoritative bodies – to be listed on both product labels and online. Under this law, the mandatory disclosure also applies to ingredients in fragrance mixtures, which have been tightly-held secrets until now.