New York is set to be the first state in the nation to require period product makers to disclose ingredients. There is no federal requirement to do so, and only a few companies provide this vital information. A.164-A, introduced by Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), and S.2387-B, introduced by Senator Roxanne J. Persaud (D-District 19), passed both houses of the NYS legislature.
Historic legislation was just signed into law in California that requires disclosure of ingredients used in institutional and household cleaning products.
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.
Last month, women from all over the nation gathered in Washington, DC to raise awareness about the serious gaps in menstrual products safety and regulation.
On May 23, the nation’s leading environmental and women’s health advocates are gathering for a women’s health rally and lobby day in recognition of Menstrual Hygiene Day. Hosted by national women’s health non-profit, Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), the rally on Capitol Hill will increase awareness of the need for feminine care product safety and demonstrate a grassroots show of support for federal legislation aimed at closing serious gaps in feminine hygiene regulation.
Tampon and menstrual pad manufacturers don’t have to disclose what’s in their products, so I have no idea what I'm being exposed to when using these products. Let's change this!
We had the privilege to join Maya Rudolph and Senator Al Franken in DC to talk about the need for ingredient disclosure and the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act.
I remember the first time it happened to me. Vividly. I was in seventh grade Pre-algebra.
Natracare, Seventh Generation Among Companies Committed to Ingredient Disclosure & Product Safety FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2014 DENVER—Chemicals linked to cancer, hormone disruption, and... Read More