The lesson here is that we need mandatory ingredient disclosure through the passage of legislation that requires ALL companies to disclose in a uniform manner. Standardized disclosure will make it easier for buyers to find ingredient information, no matter the brand.
Women’s Voices for the Earth supports the recently introduced Cleaning Product Right to Know Act sponsored by New York Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington). The legislation requires ingredient labeling for household and institutional cleaning products. Under current U.S. law, cleaning products are not required to disclose ingredients.
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.
In 2007, when our Household Hazards report was released, virtually no cleaning product companies were disclosing any ingredients on a website or label — even if the ingredients were linked to cancer or reproductive harm like infertility and birth defects.
News feature in Center for Effective Government highlighting our Deep Clean report and ingredient transparency from major cleaning product companies.