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By Golfrefugees

It is cheap to use toxic petrochemicals, and expensive to reformulate products so they aren't toxic. Removing a carcinogen or hormone disruptor from a shampoo, or fragrance, or sport shirt, or lipstick, or laundry detergent, and replacing it with a safer chemical is expensive. “Too expensive,” say the brands, and so far, governments haven’t found a way to force them to take out the toxins.
To make matters worse, companies don’t have to disclose dangerous chemicals on product labels. Why don’t companies want us to know all the ingredients that go into their products? The answer is simple: they’re afraid of losing a sale. If you knew there were toxic chemicals in something you bought every day, you would stop buying it - JW

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