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Chemicals of Concern in Feminine Care Products

Detox the Box

Toxic chemicals don’t belong in feminine products. Period.

This list includes chemicals of concern that are discussed in the Chem Fatale report by Women's Voices for the Earth.

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Threaten Women’s Health Throughout Life

By Dr. Mercola

Recent research reveals American girls are hitting puberty earlier than ever before. The median age for breast development is now around 9, with rare cases of extreme precocious puberty occurring in girls as young as 4.

Precocious puberty is triggered by premature release of hormones, which results in sexual maturation, sometimes years before the natural norm. Research into the phenomenon reveals that environmental exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals plays a major if not decisive role.