No more tears indeed! Johnson & Johnson is being asked by a coalition of organizations to remove two chemicals, considered probable human carcinogens, from its baby shampoo and other personal care products. The chemical removal is being pushed by more than 40 parent, health care and environmental groups, including the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, American Nurses Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, MomsRising, the Environmental Working Group and Friends of the Earth.
U.S. Sentaor Kirsten Gillibrand is taking action to protect children and inform parents about harmful baby products. Gillibrand unveiled new legislations she authored called “the Safe Baby Products Act”, which will direct the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate and regulate the chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products marketed to and used by children.