The 2G Scam and its implications – and the role each of us can play to make a difference! Chief guest Dr S..
Johnson will have to remove Cancer-causing chemicals from its baby shampoo
The popular brand among urban centres, Johnson Baby Shampoo, is
made of carcinogenic chemicals. The traces of the same sent for
testing had been found to have at least two potentially cancer
causing chemicals, 1,4-dioxane and quaternium-15 that releases
In US, since 2009, The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has met with Johnson & Johnson representatives three times about making its baby products safer by removing two chemicals. Dioxane, which is considered a likely carcinogen, is found in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo and Moisture Care Baby Wash.
As per a news report by the agency, AP, the campaign has sent Johnson & Johnson a letter signed by 25 environmental and medical groups, including the Breast Cancer Fund, Environmental Working Group, Friends of the Earth, American Nurses Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility and Green America demanding the removal of chemicals or face a boycott.
Johnson & Johnson said that it’s working on reformulating its baby products and gradually phasing the chemicals but practically the company should not need time to create new formula, because it’s already selling a carcinogen-free version of its baby shampoo in various other countries. Even in US, they sell a carcinogenic-free product but that is priced twice the normal product.
Tracey J. Woodruff, director of the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment at University of California-San Francisco, says that infants using the shampoo are being exposed to these chemicals at a very vulnerable period of development.
As the Johnson’s Baby website shows, J&J’s Baby Shampoo also contains Quaternium-15, which releases formaldehyde — officially identified by the U.S. government as a carcinogen, that flies in the face of the “No More Tears” tagline.
Share Your View via Facebook
Agra: Very soon the traditional Indian language Sanskrit will be a part of the space, with the United States of America ..
Keeping with his own tradition of going against the popular mandate, Indian people’s views & emotions, self proc..
The party with a difference is how BJP has projected itself in the last two decades. But post losing power in 2004 the p..
New Delhi/Haridwar, (ANI): Amid the reports of growing differences within team Anna, Veteran Activist Anna Hazare today ..