Some fragrances may cause unwanted reactionsJune 1st, 2010 | Posted by in Uncategorized
Report Claims Some Chemicals Found In Fragrances May Disrupt Hormones, Cause Allergic Reactions.
WebMD (5/12, Doheny) reported that a report called “Not So Sexy: The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrance,” newly released by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics in partnership with the Environmental Working Group, finds that “some chemicals found in fragrances may be hazardous to your health.” The report includes “test results on 17 fragranced products” in which, “on average…the researchers found 14 ‘secret’ chemicals not listed on the label,” 10 of which have been associated with allergic reactions, such as asthma, and 12 of which are described as having the ability to disrupt hormones.
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