Archive | dioxane

Kidscounter: Safe, Non-Toxic, Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash



Do you really know what is in your child’s shampoo or conditioner? Probably not. That is because most products from major companies and corporations don’t have to disclose all the ingredients in their products. Sometimes, chemicals are the byproducts of other ingredients.  And many of these ingredients can be harmful to human health. Yes, something […]

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Proctor and Gamble to Reduce Levels of Dioxane in Tide Detergents



Led by our friends Women’s Voices for the Earth and the lovely Lori Alper from Groovy Green Livin,  women across the country demanded that the makers of the detergent Tide (Proctor and Gamble) remove cancer causing Dioxane from their products.  They resisted. They deleted photos of babies with bottles of Tide and alarming captions from […]

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Johnson and Johnson to Remove Toxic Chemicals from Baby Products (finally!)



At BlogHer 2012, I walked into a sponsor room. I was drawn to pictures of women and children from other countries, and was interested in what sort of nonprofit or organization was doing maternal and infant/child international work. Then I saw that the whole room was a Johnson and Johnson sponsored room. While I was […]

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Johnson and Johnson: Take Back the Toxic Soap (us Green Parents are Not Happy)



Oh, things are cooking in the blogosphere. I am part of Green Moms Carnival and there are some amazing and inspiring moms writing about important issues everyday. Remember when I recently reported about the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ recent Toxic Tub report? Where they shared that mainstream baby soap and shampoo contains cancer causing ingredients […]

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Toxic Baby Soap and Shampoo



We’ve been talking about the nasty chemicals in baby’s bath products here before. I’ve listed ingredients to avoid, ways to avoid parabens and phthalates. Now, the Environmental Working Group has released a report about the cancer causing chemicals present in many baby soaps and shampoos. Major brands such as Johnson & Johnson Baby Shampoo (how […]

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