Policy

Air Pollution and Breast Cancer

Air pollutants come from both traffic and non-traffic sources such as gas wells, hazardous waste sites, landfills, and polyvinyl chloride...

Toxic-Free Medical Devices: California AB 2300

The California Toxic Free Medical Devices Act, AB 2300 (Wilson) is a BCPP-sponsored bill that would ban the manufacture, sale...

Ending Forever Chemicals Act: California SB 903

The California Ending Forever Chemicals Act (SB 903) introduced by Senator Nancy Skinner (D- Berkeley) would ban the use of toxic PFAS ‘forever’ chemicals...

California Lawmaker Introduces Bill to End Non-essential Uses of Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’

On Wednesday, California Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) introduced Senate Bill 903, which would ban the sale and use of products...

Ban BPA in Thermal Paper Receipts

Our skin absorbs BPA and BPS when handling thermal paper receipts, a health concern for all consumers, and especially for...

Big Federal Cosmetic Policy Reform Enacted

The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulations Act of 2022, though imperfect, makes many constructive and long-overdue cosmetic safety measures to the...

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Urges Congress to Reject Sweeping Preemption of State Cosmetic Safety Laws in Spending Bill

December 19, 2022 San Francisco - The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics strongly urged congressional leaders to reject the inclusion of...

Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating PFAS in Clothes into Law

SACRAMENTO—In a win for current and future public health in California, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law AB 1817,...

Toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” banned from cosmetics in California

9/30/2022 SACRAMENTO—Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law that bans intentionally added toxic PFAS chemicals (known as “forever chemicals”) from cosmetics...

California PFAS-Free Cosmetics Act (AB 2771-Friedman)

The PFAS-Free Cosmetic Act (AB 2771-Friedman) bans personal care and beauty products (collectively referred to as "cosmetics”) containing any (known as...

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