Pregnant women with a higher level of chemicals in their blood had fewer eggs left in their ovaries and took longer to conceive. Many of the chemicals in their bodies were ones that have been banned, but are still in the environment, and therefore in us.
More #PFAS #Exposure developments:
@DarkWatersMovie @Participant @MarkRuffalo @TimRobbins1 @ewg @Green_Science @ceh4health @EnvDefenseFund @Taftlaw https://twitter.com/EDFHealth/status/1400434994867175432
NEW: health, consumer & environmental groups call on @US_FDA to stop allowing harmful #PFAS in our food. #ToxicFreeFoodFDA. https://www.edf.org/ZX9m
J&J asking for Supreme Court review of $2Billion verdict for women who claim they developed #ovarian #cancer from #talc products. @JNJCares @JNJParents said it didn't get "fair shake" - did women who used talc w/ no warnings get fair shake? https://bit.ly/3g4zfHR @BW4WLA
Toxic #ForeverChemicals are commonly used in cosmetics *because they penetrate the skin* and once they get inside our bodies they stay there for years... https://twitter.com/TalkingPFAS/status/1398759250780770307
"PFAS and other fluorinated compounds are used in cosmetic products because they are sur- factants and therefore make creams etc. penetrate the skin more easily, make the skin brigher, make the skin absorb more oxygen, or make the makeup more durable and weather resistant"
The FDA regulating sunscreen is like asking your girlfriend where she wants to eat. Don’t worry we broke it down for you https://www.cancerousapp.org/news-and-updates/how-safe-is-sunscreen/
It’s #SunscreenDay. Sunscreens are drugs, not cosmetics. But some products can be both! Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xHd6n