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Thursday, January 16, 2020

The notorious carcinogen asbestos has been found in a talc-containing eye shadow in a children’s toy makeup kit, according to laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Exposure through the skin to the toxic fluorinated chemical once used to make Teflon could pose the same health hazards as ingesting the compound in water or food, according to a new animal study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH.

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Today supporters gathered at the California State Capitol to urge the state Assembly to pass the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, A.B. 495. If passed, the law would ban toxic ingredients like lead, mercury and formaldehyde from the beauty and personal care products Californians use every day. The law will face its first key vote on Tuesday.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

EWG News Roundup (1/10): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

EWG News Roundup (12/20): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

It was a year of both encouraging progress and frustrating setbacks for public health and the environment, as EWG continued to provide the information Americans need to protect themselves from toxic chemicals and to fight for improvements in laws and regulations. As 2019 gives way to 2020, here’s a countdown of the 10 most widely read stories on EWG social media platforms.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

If you’re traveling this holiday season, chances are your kid will have a device in their lap for at least part of the trip.

Don’t feel bad. We get it. Traveling with kids requires backup.

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Friday, December 13, 2019

EWG News Roundup (12/13): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Recent years have seen an increase in the number of aluminum-free antiperspirants and deodorants on the market. The trend has been led by smaller, boutique brands marketed as “natural,” such as Here + Now, Justin Bieber’s new “gender-neutral” deodorant from Schmidt’s Naturals. But even Dove, one of the longest-established and biggest-selling deodorant brands in the world, launched its 0% Aluminum label this year.

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

President Trump is considering nominating a former top chemical industry executive, who at the Environmental Protection Agency has led the rollback of important chemical safety regulations, to lead the Consumer Product Safety Commission, according to a report in The Washington Post.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

A new report by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, links chemicals commonly used in hair dyes and chemical hair straighteners to an increased risk of breast cancer.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

EWG News Roundup (12/6): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

EWG News Roundup (11/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

The EPA announced today it will allow methylene chloride, a dangerous chemical that can kill a person on contact, to remain an ingredient in paint-stripper products for commercial use while banning those products for sale to consumers.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

EWG News Roundup (11/15): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

The tragic death of a restaurant worker who was overcome from fumes after two cleaning agents were accidentally mixed together is a cautionary example of the serious risks to people when certain chemical-containing cleaning products are blended together.

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Friday, November 8, 2019

EWG News Roundup (11/8): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

EWG News Roundup (11/1): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/25): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

EWG News Roundup (10/18): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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