TITLE

Environmental Working Group to Release Interactive Personal Care Product Safety Guide; Brand-by-Brand Assessment Will Allow Consumers to Choose Safer Products

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;10/14/2005, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the nonprofit organization Environmental Working Group will unveil a vastly expanded version of its interactive personal care product safety guide for consumers, Skin Deep, on October 17. The searchable database features brand-by-brand safety rankings and in-depth information on over 14,000 shampoos, lotions, deodorants, sunscreens and other products from almost 1,000 brands. In Skin Deep, consumers can create customized product lists for their personalized safety needs, products free of carcinogens and fragrance, for instance, while manufacturers can construct one-of-a-kind safety assessments rating all their product ingredients at once and aiding in reformulation plans.
ACCESSION #
18600361

 

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