It’s enough. I don’t know about you, but I’m getting tired of hearing that there are cancer causing chemicals in products that go in and/or on our bodies.
This time we’re talking menstrual pads. Not a comfortable subject for some, but this is something we need to talk about. It’s time to put an end to toxic chemicals showing up in these products that come in direct contact with our bodies.
Cancer causing chemicals found in Always pads
Our friends at Women’s Voices for the Earth just discovered that Always pads release styrene, a known cancer causing chemical, along with chloroform, acetone, chloromethane, and other toxic chemicals listed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicology Program, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and the State of California Environmental Protection Agency as carcinogens, and reproductive and developmental toxins.
Both scented and unscented Always Ultra Thin pads were tested, as well as scented and unscented Always Infinity.
None of these chemicals—and no ingredients whatsoever—are listed on the Always label.
The worst part? These secret toxic chemicals are coming into contact with some of the most sensitive and absorptive skin on our bodies!
Toxic chemicals don’t belong in feminine care products. Period.
What you can do
Always shareholders are meeting in Cincinnati TODAY to talk about what’s important to the company, and they need to hear from you!
Please take a moment to call Always and tell them to list ingredients so that we have the information we need to protect our health.
Always Customer Service number: 1 (800) 888-3115
Hello. I just saw test results from Women’s Voices for the Earth that show chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive harm, and allergies in Always pads – and no ingredients are listed on the label. We have a right to know what we’re using on our bodies. Please list all ingredients and remove harmful chemicals.
Send an email HERE telling Always and Tampax to list all ingredients and remove harmful chemicals!
Today Women’s Voices for the Earth and Naturally Savvy will be delivering over 21,000 signatures to the makers of Always from women demanding to know what’s in pads!
Did this info surprise you? How are you planning to take action?
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