Posts with Type: Report

Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals Report

Did you know that dozens, sometimes even hundreds, of chemicals can hide under one little word – “fragrance” – on the product labels of beauty and personal care products? And that the F word could lead to serious health consequences. What exactly is hiding...

Work and Breast Cancer

At a Glance We reviewed 142 studies on women’s jobs and workplace exposures. We found evidence that work as flight attendants, physicians and nurses, retail and sales associates, teachers, hairdressers and cosmetologists and production workers may be linked to...

State of the Evidence 2017

At a Glance Background: In this review, published in the journal Environmental Health, we examine the continually expanding and increasingly compelling data linking radiation and various chemicals in our environment to the current high incidence of breast cancer....

Not So Sexy Report

The health risks of secret chemicals in fragrance Makers of popular perfumes, colognes and body sprays market their scents with terms like “floral,” “exotic” and “musky.” What they don’t say is that many fragrances are a complex cocktail of synthetic chemicals – often...

Market Shift Report

The story of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics and the growing market demand for safer products This report documents how BCPP’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics grew into a national coalition of nonprofit women’s, environmental, health, faith, consumer and worker...

Baby’s Tub is Still Toxic Report

Two years after public outrage about cancer-causing chemicals in baby shampoo, America’s leading baby shampoo is caught in a double standard. BCPP’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics purchased and reviewed labels of Johnson’s Baby Shampoo sold in 13 countries for...

BPA in Thanksgiving Canned Food

A product testing report An unwelcome visitor may be joining your Thanksgiving feast: the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA). This hormonally active chemical in the lining of canned foods has been linked to breast cancer and a host of other health concerns. What’s meant...

BPA in Kids’ Canned Food Report

A product testing report Bisphenol A is a toxic chemical lurking in your child’s Campbell’s Disney Princess soup, in her Chef Boyardee pasta with meatballs, even in her organic Annie’s cheesy ravioli. Yet you won’t find BPA on any ingredient label. What’s meant to be...

Retailer Therapy Report

“Who’s Naughty and Who’s Nice?” Ranking Retailers on their Commitment to Personal Care Product and Cosmetics Safety Products such as baby shampoo, lipstick, lotions, and nail products often contain chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects, infertility and other...