Mon, March 23, 2009

Study finds carcinogens in baby products

'Tainted' shampoo pulled out

The Shanghai-based NGS supermarket Group withdrew Johnson & Johnson's infant bath products from its 3,500 supermarkets and convenience stores in East China, after these were alleged to contain carcinogens on Monday. Full story

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Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is a national coalition of nonprofit health and environmental organizations.

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A non-profit US organization found carcinogens in "dozens of top-selling children"s bath products". Will you continue to buy the products of these brands?
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Complete list of products tested, with results

2009-03-19 08:28:14 GMT SINA English Below are the results for all the products tested for formaldehyde and/or 1,4-dioxane for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report, "No More Toxic Tub." The company that distributes the product is shown in parentheses next to the product name. ND means that the impurity was not detected (though see "Why 'No Detect' Doesn't Mean No Problem" below the chart). A blank space means that the product was not tested for the relevant contaminant.

Controversial chemicals in baby bath products

2009-03-19 08:25:01 GMT SINA English St. Petersburg, Florida--Many children's bath products contain chemicals that may cause cancer and skin allergies, according to a report released Thursday by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Study: Some Baby Shampoos Contain Cancer-Causing Chemicals

2009-03-19 08:19:54 GMT SINA English A new study from a nonprofit group finds that some baby shampoos, bubble bath and lotions contain cancer-causing chemicals.

Report: Possible Cancer Link To Baby Bath Products

2009-03-19 08:16:28 GMT SINA English BOSTON (WBZ) ― There's a warning going out to parents about some popular baby bath products some of us use every day.

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Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Pulled by China Shops

2009-03-19 08:13:06 GMT SINA English March 18 (Bloomberg) -- Shanghai Nonggongshang Supermarkets Corp. pulled Johnson & Johnson baby products from 3,500 stores after the city government began an inspection of the goods, Gan Pingzhong, the retailer’s quality-supervision manager, said.

'Tainted' shampoo pulled out

2009-03-19 06:43:44 GMT China Daily The Shanghai-based NGS supermarket Group withdrew Johnson & Johnson's infant bath products from its 3,500 supermarkets and convenience stores in East China, after these were alleged to contain carcinogens on Monday.

Retailer pulls J&J baby products from shelves

2009-03-18 02:33:30 GMT Xinhua English A major Chinese supermarket chain pulled baby products made by US-based health care giant Johnson & Johnson from its shelves Monday after allegations that the products contain carcinogens.

Supermarket suspends sale of Johnson products amid debate

2009-03-17 15:53:05 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING - A major Chinese supermarket chain pulled baby products made by US-based health care giant Johnson & Johnson from its shelves Monday after allegations that the products contain carcinogens.