Posts Tagged ‘plastic’

Dirty Dozen Cosmetic Chemicals to Avoid

Some of the ingredients in beauty products aren’t that pretty. U.S. researchers report that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, and hormone disruptors. Many products include plasticizers (chemicals that keep concrete soft), degreasers (used to get grime off auto parts), and…

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6 Ordinary Products That Could Affect Your Health

Headlines warn us about hazardous chemicals in ordinary products affecting our health. How much do we have to worry? 1. “Clamshell” takeout food containers Or any food packaging labeled #6 in the recycling symbol* What It Contains Polystyrene (Styrofoam). Concerns May leach styrene (a possible endocrine disruptor and human carcinogen) into food, and into groundwater…

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Toxic Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Found In Childrens Bath Products

More than half the baby shampoo, lotion and other infant care products analyzed by a health advocacy group were found to contain trace amounts of two chemicals that are believed to cause cancer, the organization said yesterday. Some of the biggest names on the market, including Johnson & Johnson Baby Shampoo and Baby Magic lotion,…

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