The cheapest way to produce a product is using paraffin oil as the base ingredient. Also known as ‘mineral oil’, paraffin oil is made from petroleum and is known to be contaminated with carcinogens, cancer-causing chemicals. Paraffin oil is used in many products commonly available in Australia. It is found in sorboline, baby products including bath and body oils, body wash, sunscreen and medicinal creams … Continue reading Is mineral oil healthy or is it just cheap?
We need your signature! Help raise awareness and advocate for a healthier future, one without known toxic chemicals in everyday products. Sign the petition online now, it only takes 30 seconds! If you agree that Australian products should be made with safe ingredients that are free from known toxins, then please sign the petition now to endorse our nontoxic approach to manufacturing goods. Sign the … Continue reading Have you signed the Toxic-Free petition?
It has been scientifically proven by Australian government agencies, that many of these chemicals are hazardous to our health… It is not just media hype. The facts are published online and accessible to consumers. These chemicals affect the human body and your health having immediate short-term reactions and long-term consequences. Sounds alarming right? Industrial chemicals in cosmetics, is this true? YES, unfortunately it is a … Continue reading Industrial chemicals in cosmetics
We all want to get the facts right when it comes to chemicals and health. Navigating the chemical maize requires science to substantiate the links between toxic-chemicals and adverse health effects. But, is the scientific proof available and how do these toxic-chemicals damage your health? Is everyone at risk? Why are toxic-chemicals allowed in cosmetics? Are natural and organic products healthier than synthetic varieties? These … Continue reading Chemicals & Your Health
What are toxic chemicals? The dictionary definition is; affected with or caused by a toxin or poisonous substance; a toxic condition acting as or having the effect of a poison; poisonous: a toxic drug; causing unpleasant feelings; harmful. What are toxins? A toxin is any poison derived from an organism; a poisonous substance that is produced within living cells or organisms; synthetic toxicants created by … Continue reading Toxic chemicals in cosmetics
Acrylamide/Sodium Acrylate Copolymer is a sodium salt of a polymer consisting of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or one of their simple esters. What is it? Acrylates are a family of polymers which are a type of vinyl polymer. Synthetic chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics, paint formulations, and other products. Acrylate Copolymer is a general term for copolymers of two or more monomers consisting … Continue reading Sodium Acrylates Copolymer
What is it? A rather large issue that puts people at risk for toxicity. Product safety has been the topic of debate for decades and remains insufficiently resolved. “You can sell something without any evidence that it’s safe or effective.” Dr Pieter Cohen, Harvard Medical School. There is no effective system to determine the health and safety of products available on the Australian market, consumers … Continue reading Product Safety