A Question for Women’s Health: Chemicals in Feminine Hygiene Products and Personal Lubricants

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www.womensvoices.org A recent report by the nonprofit Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) points out that feminine hygiene products may use ingredients that are known or suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), carcinogens, or allergens. And while nearly all women use tampons and sanitary pads, black and Latina women use douches, wipes, powders, and deodorizers more often […]

What’s in Your Period Product? An Investigation of Ingredients Disclosed on Product Labels

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www.womensvoices.org Period products are used on and in highly sensitive and absorptive parts of our bodies, which makesit important to understand the potential chemical exposures associated with their use. Until recently, information about ingredients, components or additives used in period products was largely unavailable from manufacturers. Chemical testing in the last ten years raised concerns […]