Wednesday, January 23, 2008

"'Endocrine Disruptor' Won't be on the Label But Avoiding Chemicals Is Not Impossible. "

From USA Today, 31 October 2007

Though scientists, environmentalists and manufacturers probably will debate the dangers of chemicals in popular products for years to come, many consumers wonder what they can do today to make "greener" choices at the store. The Food and Drug Administration doesn't require companies to study whether products contain chemicals such as endocrine disruptors. These chemicals -- which include preservatives called parabens that are found in many shampoos and conditioners -- act like hormones and are linked to reproductive and development problems in infants.


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