March 13, 2009

Baby bath products in toxic allegation

Nowadays, children cannot drink milk from bottles or play with their rubber duckies without worrying about phtalates; they cannot read books or play with toys without worrying about lead; they cannot use wipes and hand sanitizers because of probable bacterial resistance risks due to antimicrobials; and now they cannot even take a bath without worrying about formaldehyde!

No wonder many couples just try to avoid having kids if they have to go through all of these worries.

This latest study by the group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics are charging well-known brand children's bath products of being contaminated with formaldehyde and 1,4 dioxane, which are said to cause cancer.

The group specifically mentioned brands such as Johnson's Baby Shampoo, Sesame Street Bubble Bath, Grins & Giggles Milk & Honey Baby Wash, Huggies Naturally Refreshing Cucumber & Green Tea Baby Wash, Baby Magic Baby Lotion, and American Girl shower products.

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