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California Right-to-Know Bill Seeks to End Toxic Secrets in Beauty and Personal Care Products

Fragrances and flavors are found in thousands of beauty and personal care products, yet there is no state or federal regulatory oversight of the safety of these ingredients. Furthermore no federal law requires the disclosure of fragrance or flavor ingredients to consumers, manufacturers or even regulatory agencies. This labeling loophole allows dozens – sometimes even hundreds – of chemicals to hide under the word ‘fragrance’ on product labels.

New Yorkers Take on Period Power Policies!

With the leadership of dynamic women legislators, state and city council have passed a number of groundbreaking policies that provide more access to free period products in schools, public restrooms, and shelters -- AND have eliminated the tampon tax!

CA Governor Signs Historic Law Requiring Ingredient Disclosure in Professional Salon Products

In a major victory for worker and consumer right to know, Governor Brown signed into law a ground-breaking bill that requires manufacturers to disclose ingredients on the labels of professional cosmetics. Until now, only retail cosmetics manufacturers were required to list product ingredients. This same transparency was not required of professional cosmetics, even if products contained ingredients linked to severe health concerns like cancer, birth defects, and respiratory issues. Introduced by Assembly Member Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), AB 2775 is the first such law to take effect in the nation.

Take Action! Protect Your Right to Know!

BigChem and BigAg have introduced a bill would eliminate state requirements for labeling and disclosure and take away your right to know about dangerous chemicals in everything from your cleaners to your food.