Cosmetics and personal care products can contain harmful endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and other substances of concern, but their labels can be hard to read. The infographic launched by the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL) and Tegengif/Erase All Toxins today uncovers the story behind chemicals in cosmetics.
This week a EU committee will discuss and potentially vote on a large number of chemicals classification and labelling, restriction and authorisation proposals. If granted, these authorisations will allow the continued exposure of thousands of European citizens and the environment to substances of very high concern.
HEAL has joined the European Environment Bureau (EEB) and 25 environment and health NGOs to share our concerns with the REACH Committee. This letter is available online.