Companies share concern over PFAS in products
A recent survey by ChemSec, an independent non-profit organisation, has found that many companies share hopes that PFAS will be phased out in favour of safer alternatives.
PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ found in organic eggs
A new study by the Technical University of Denmark National Food Institute and the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has found eggs in Denmark labelled as ‘organic’ are contaminated with worryingly high levels of the persistent environmental pollutant, PFAS.
High exposure to hormone disrupting chemicals found among officer workers
This month a new study was published showing that officer workers in the UK, US and India are routinely being exposed to mixtures of harmful chemicals that may be interfering with their hormonal functions.
BBC investigation finds PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ still widely used in cosmetics
A new investigation by BBC News has revealed that several major beauty brands are using harmful PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ in their products.
Suspected endocrine disruptors listed in dishwasher detergent ingredients
A recent study by The Danish Consumer Council has discovered that dishwasher detergents may contain suspected endocrine disruptors and other harmful chemicals.
Chemicals of concern found contaminating cookware
Many of us enjoy home baking, it’s a great way to relax and is often a more cost-effective way to enjoy a sweet treat. Baking your own cakes, cookies and other sweets can help you know exactly what ingredients are being used. However, a recent study suggests that certain cookware may be contaminating our baking with unwanted chemicals.
Our 12 top tips for avoiding harmful chemicals this festive season
Christmas can be complicated as it is, without having to worry about avoiding hazardous chemicals. So, we’ve compiled our top tips for avoiding harmful chemicals this festive season into one article!
Investors call for end to ‘forever chemicals’
Investors with $8 trillion in asset management have called on chemical companies to phase out the production of PFAS ‘forever chemicals. As the annual ‘ChemScore’ reveals most chemical producers are taking little to no action to reduce hazardous chemicals, despite known health and environmental risks.
Let’s show toxic chemicals the red card in our sportswear
Many of us play sport, be it joyfully or begrudgingly, for its numerous benefits to our physical and mental health. However, studies have found that our morning jog, or 5-a-side football, may be exposing us to harmful chemicals.
PFAS found in pet food packaging
From dental floss, to frying pans, to food packaging, new studies continue to discover the use of PFAS -the ‘forever chemicals’ in products we use in our daily lives. Now a new study suggests that our cats and dogs may be exposed to these potentially dangerous chemicals through their food bags.