Personal Care Products

California First State To Ban 24 Toxic Chemicals in Personal Care Products and Cosmetics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In a major victory for the movement for safer cosmetics, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the Toxic-Free...

Women’s and Salon Worker Health Organizations Applaud California’s Policymakers in Passing Vital Ingredient Disclosure Legislation

August 8, 2020 SB 312 exposes chemicals of concerns hiding in the fragrance and flavors used in personal care, beauty...

BCPP joins 183 NGOs from 51 countries to demand Johnson & Johnson halt global sales of popular talc-based baby powder

Some samplings of talc have tested positive for asbestos, a known carcinogen July 8, 2020 LOS ANGELES—Today  nearly  200 groups...

California Assembly approves Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act in historic bipartisan vote

June 11, 2020 SACRAMENTO — Today, the California Assembly unanimously passed the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, A.B. 2762.Read More

Big win for public health: Johnson & Johnson to stop selling iconic baby powder in the U.S. & Canada due to asbestos contamination, but more needed

MAY 21, 2020 J&J’s surprise move came in response to both a decline in sales and growing consumer outrage over...

Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act Would Ban Cosmetics With Chemicals Linked to Cancer or Reproductive Harm

The California Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act (A.B. 2762) seeks to ban 12 extremely hazardous ingredients from beauty and personal care products...

California Toxic-Free Cosmetic Act (AB 2762-Muratsuchi)

BCPP is cosponsoring the California Toxic-Free Cosmetic Act (AB495 – Muratsuchi), which would ban more than a dozen toxic chemicals from...

Year in Review 2019

I am pleased and proud to share my first “Year in Review” with you, a key member of our community....

New Federal Bill Will Be the First in the Nation to Ensure That Beauty and Personal Care Products Are Safe for All

Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced a landmark bill today—the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019—the only federal...