I've mentioned the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 in a post here before. The short story is that our personal care products are nearly unregulated by the FDA. The Safe Cosmetics Act is attempting to change that. And now is your chance to take action.
While the bill is imperfect (there's just so much to do), it is a giant step in the right direction. The act seeks to make companies phase out chemicals linked to cancer and birth defects, require complete ingredients lists, and create health and safety standards for personal care products. All good requirements, in my book.
Today is the critical Congressional hearing on the Safe Cosmetics Act in Washington DC. Make your voice heard and contact your senator today. Let them know this is important to you. After all, satisfying their constituents is how they stay in office.
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