A third of all fragrance chemicals currently in use are either known to be toxic, or considered potentially toxic by scientists around the world.
New data compiled by environmental health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), reveals that a third of all fragrance chemicals currently in use are either known to be toxic, or considered potentially toxic by scientists around the world. This data fully compliments a report released today by Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP), which tested household products and clearly revealed the presence of harmful fragrance chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption, reproductive harm, and respiratory toxicity that do not appear on the label.
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.
Our newly released fragrance report – Unpacking the Fragrance Industry: Policy Failures, the Trade Secret Myth and Public Health -- has grabbed the attention of the fragrance industry.
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.