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Thursday, July 30, 2020

EWG News Roundup (7/30): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A notoriously hazardous cosmetic ingredient now has another black mark on its record: Butylparaben – a hormone-disrupting chemical used as a preservative in personal care products and linked to cancer, sperm damage and environmental harm – was recently classified by the European Chemicals Agency as a substance of very high concern.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

EWG News Roundup (7/23): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

EWG News Roundup (7/16): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

EWG News Roundup (7/2): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

This July Fourth weekend, be responsible and respect local public health ordinances and social distancing guidelines. Whether you’re planning to stay at home to grill in your backyard, or heading to your nearest beach or lake for time outdoors, it’s more important than ever to make your health and safety a priority.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Summer is in full swing. Finding a safe and effective sunscreen for you and your family is one component of your sun safety toolbox. And right in time for the Fourth of July holiday, EWG just updated its 2020 Guide to Sunscreens with 119 new SPF products.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

In a study published today in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters, a group of U.S. and international scientists emphasized that the current approach to regulating and managing the harm of the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS has failed to protect public health. The study recommended a new approach that classifies all PFAS as concerning and calls for an end to all non-essential use.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Summer is here, which means it’s also mosquito and tick season. As all 50 states reopen, more Americans are spending time outdoors and will need protection from bug bites.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

This week the Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule regulating the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS  in consumer products. True to form for the Trump administration, the rule significantly weakens a public health protection proposed under the Obama administration.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Today is Juneteenth. This year the holiday is especially meaningful, as people of all backgrounds have gathered to raise their voices and declare: Black Lives Matter. EWG stands in solidarity with Black, Indigenous and other people of color and redoubles our commitment to support and join leaders in the fight against racial injustice.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Pointing to her efforts to limit regulation of PFAS in consumer products, Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) today announced they would oppose President Trump’s nominee to chair the Consumer Products Safety Commission, Nancy Beck.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

There are many reasons for the Senate to oppose President Trump’s nominee to chair the Consumer Products Safety Commission, Nancy Beck.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Since EWG released its first Guide to Sunscreens more than a decade ago, many things about the products have changed. But myths about sunscreens persist.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

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

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Today, the California Assembly passed the Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act, A.B. 2762. If enacted, the law would be the first in the nation to ban 12 toxic ingredients, including mercury and formaldehyde, from the beauty and personal care products Californians use every day.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

A piece of legislation  winding its way through the California legislature could be the biggest influence on U.S. cosmetics safety for close to a century. The bill would ban a dozen of the most concerning ingredients commonly found in cosmetics sold in California.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

EWG News Roundup (5/29): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend

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Friday, May 22, 2020

EWG News Roundup (5/22): Here’s some news you can use going into the weekend.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

After a long spring of being cooped up indoors, everyone is itching to get outside and spend as much time there as possible.

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