EWG warns of dioxin in cosmetics
- EWG says nano ingredients have not yet been tested. Cozier, Muriel // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;10/23/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 15, p11
The article focuses on the views of U.S.-based research organization Environmental Working Group (EWG) on personal care products that contain nano-scale ingredients. EWG is urging the U.S. government to establish clear definitions for nano-materials and to require the personal care industry to...
- EWG warns of dioxin in cosmetics. // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;2/26/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 8, p9
The article reports on the warning of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) that cosmetics based on common petroleum could be contaminated with 1,4-dioxane. It is said that the substance can also be present in personal care products for children. The group states that 80% of the products may be...
- Some sunscreens may accelerate skin cancer. // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);6/2/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p10A
The presents the annual report of the Environmental Working Group, which say that only 39 of the 500 most popular sun screen products they have examined were considered safe and effective to use, and may accelerate skin cancer because it contains vitamin A or its derivatives in Washington, D.C.
- Ratings help to guide sunscreen shoppers. // Chain Drug Review;6/27/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p48
The article reports that two organizations that consumers have come to rely on for product recommendations, "Consumer Reports" and Environmental Working Group (EWG), have arrived at different conclusions about the effectiveness of several sun care products.
- Toxicology in the Age of Twitter. Herman, Steve // Global Cosmetic Industry;Mar2011, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p54
The article focuses on the issue about the safety and toxicology of consumer products produced by the cosmetic industry in the U.S. According to the author, there has been a debate between the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and the cosmetic industry regarding the safety of cosmetic products...
- 447 COSMETICS ON U.S. SHELVES UNSAFE WHEN USED AS DIRECTED. // Rachel's Democracy & Health News;10/4/2007, Issue 927, p3
The article reports on the findings of a report by the Environmental Working Group regarding the safety of cosmetics sold in the U.S. The nonprofit organization found out that hundreds of cosmetics sold in the U.S., contain chemicals the industry itself has determined to be unsafe, even when...
- Environmental Working Group to Release Interactive Personal Care Product Safety Guide; Brand-by-Brand Assessment Will Allow Consumers to Choose Safer Products. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;10/14/2005, p7
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...
- EWG'S SUNSCREEN REPORT AGREEMENT BEYOND THE HYPE. Houlihan, Jane // Happi: Household & Personal Products Industry;Aug2010, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p12
A letter to the editor and a reply are presented in response to the article by Nadim Shaath that criticizes the May 2010 sunscreen report of Environmental Working Group (EWG) in Washington, District of Columbia (DC) in the July 2010 issue.
- DT Extra: Toxic for teens? // Dermatology Times;Nov2008, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p62
The article reports on the study conducted by nonprofit Environmental Working Group that investigates the toxicity of chemicals in teenage cosmetics and body care products. The study reveals that the chemicals could cause serious health problems based on the presence of 16 chemicals in the blood...