Procter and Gamble and Kimberly Clark OPPOSED the disclosure of allergens MI and MCI. Think about that the next time you decide what period products to buy.
KC and P&G often market their support of menstrual equity -- yet, when it comes to giving people information on what’s actually in their period products, industry makes the patriarchal statement that consumers will be confused. Puh-leeze.
Last December, we released the Health First Roadmap and we have already started to see notable shifts in the cleaning products industry in how they are talking about and addressing chemical screening and product safety.
Knocking down myths that allow toxic chemicals into our food and products, and stand in the way of changes we can make in our homes. It’s time to quash them for good!
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.
Today, 25 environmental, health, and justice organizations released an open letter urging New York-based consumer product goods manufacturer Prestige Brands, makers of Summer’s Eve, to eliminate toxic chemicals and disclose all ingredients in the iconic feminine care brand. Circulated by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), the letter calls into question the ingredients found in Summer’s Eve products, including wipes, washes and sprays, to which women are exposed without their knowledge or consent.
We aim to stop the toxic assault on women’s health and the planet by engaging, inspiring, and mobilizing women to call for a thriving, toxic-free future. So just how will we do that?
From fragrance disclosure to powerful international campaigns, momentum continues to grow for the fight for safe, affordable, and accessible feminine care products!
Right to Know Act Mandates Ingredient Disclosures on Labels and Online - In a major victory for consumer and worker right to know, California lawmakers today approved legislation to require manufacturers to disclose the ingredients in home-use and institutional cleaning products. If Gov. Jerry Brown signs the bill, California will once again become a national leader by requiring greater transparency of ingredients in consumer products.
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!