CONSUMERS IN A LATHER OVER TOXICS IN BABY BATH PRODUCTS

Dozens of children’s shampoos and bath products contain the cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane, according to product test results released by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The chemicals are not disclosed on product labels because they are exempt from labeling laws, the organization says.

This study is the first to document the widespread presence of both formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane in bath products for children. Many products tested for this study contained both of the chemicals.

 

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