Posts with Type: Fact Sheet

Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2021

At a Glance The Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2021 (Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL) & Rep. Matsui (D-CA)) would require the disclosure of the secret, unlabeled, and often toxic fragrance and flavor chemical ingredients in our personal care...

Cosmetic Supply Chain Transparency Act of 2021

At a Glance The Cosmetic Supply Chain Transparency Act of 2021 (Rep. Schakowsky (D-IL)) would force supply chain transparency so that cosmetic companies can get the information they need from upstream suppliers to be able to make safer products.  This bill is part of...

Toxic-Free Beauty Act of 2021

At a Glance The Toxic-Free Beauty Act of 2021 (Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX)) would ban 11 of the most hazardous chemicals and the entire class of PFAS “forever” chemicals from beauty and personal care products sold in the U.S. Banning the...

Safer Beauty Bill Package

At a Glance A suite of four new bills will be introduced in Congress this summer 2021 to make beauty and personal care products safer for everyone by getting the toxic chemicals out, reducing unsafe chemical exposures for the most vulnerable, and making ingredient...

Alcohol: A Breast Cancer Risk Factor

At a Glance Alcohol is causally related to breast cancer, in a dose-dependent manner. Risk appears to be higher among heavy drinkers and binge drinkers, but even light drinkers have elevated risk compared to non-drinkers. Few studies have explored whether these...

California Safer Food Packaging and Cookware Act (AB 1200)

At a Glance BCPP is cosponsoring the California Safer Food Packaging & Cookware Act of 2021 (AB 1200 – Ting), introduced in February 2021.  The bill: Bans paper-based food packaging containing PFAS chemicals Requires cookware manufacturers to disclose the presence...

Breast Cancer Risk Factors

At a Glance These factors can increase or decrease breast cancer risk. While some factors increase the risk of breast cancer, others are protective, meaning they reduce breast cancer risk. Factors that influence breast cancer risk include: Lifestyle factors like diet...

Race, Power, and Inequities

At a Glance Breast cancer incidence is not distributed equally among different ethnic or racial communities or groups, due to a number of complex, often interrelated factors. For example, Black women are twice as likely as White women to be diagnosed with...

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