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NY seeks to be first state requiring ingredient labeling on menstrual products

Months after an EHN report on toxics in menstrual pads and diapers, New York lawmakers pass bill pushing for ingredient disclosure

A New York bill passed this summer would require labeling on menstrual products that lists the ingredients so women can avoid potential toxic exposure.

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How diapers and menstrual pads are exposing babies and women to hormone-disrupting, toxic chemicals

Most diapers and sanitary pads contain volatile organic compounds and phthalates and with this continued, long-term exposure a significant amount of these harmful chemicals could be absorbed via the genitals, according to a new study.

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