Health news – Johnson and Johnson: Cancer Causing Ingredients Present in Baby Products

Johnson and Johnson: Cancer Causing Ingredients Present in Baby Products
Johnson and Johnson’s Questionable Ingredients
Johnson and Johnson  label many of their bath products as being “baby-safe”.
However, their shampoos, soaps and lotions contain questionable ingredients detrimental to the health of babies and their parents.
The Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental research organization, lists concerns over Johnson and Johnsons’s multiple additive exposure sources; skin, eye, and lung irritants; cytotoxic ingredients; endocrine disruptors; neurotoxins; and bioaccumulative carcinogens.
Two of the most concerning ingredients are Quaternium-15 and 1,4 dioxane.
Quaternium-15 releases formaldehyde, a well-known carcinogen that causes watery eyes; burning sensations in the eyes, nose, and throat; coughing; wheezing; nausea; and skin irritation. Daily exposure is linked with leukemia and brain cancer.
Other formaldehyde-releasing chemicals used by Johnson & Johnson include DMDM hydantoin, imidazolidinyl urea, and Diazolidinyl urea.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, inhaling 1,4 dioxane causes vertigo, drowsiness, headache, anorexia and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs, while topical application may irritate the skin. It’s also a possible carcinogen.
To avoid this chemical, keep an eye out for ingredients like PEG-100 stearate, sodium laureth sulphate, sodium myreth sulphate, polyethylene and ceteareth-20, which produce 1,4 dioxane as a byproduct.
Public Backlash
After the public became aware that theses ingredients were lurking in their children’s soap and cream, outraged parents wrote to the company demanding more transparency and a change in their formula.
Additionally, on October 31, The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics sent Johnson and Johnson a letter signed by 25 environmental and medical groups, demanding they “commit to removing the chemicals from all of its products by November 15, 2016.” The Campaign also urged consumers to boycott Johnson and Johnson until they complied.
Johnson and Johnson responded:
“We have been phasing out the use of preservatives that release tiny amounts of formaldehyde to guard against bacterial contamination. These preservative technologies, which are used widely in our industry are all safe and approved in the countries where they are sold…Over the past couple of years, we already have reduced the number of formulations globally with these ‘formaldehyde releaser’ preservatives by 33% and in the U.S. by over 60%.
We are completing this reformulation as quickly as we can safely and responsibly do so. As part of the manufacturing process, we have extensive monitoring to ensure that the amount of a trace byproduct known as “1,4 dioxane” in any of our products is well below the level that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and regulatory agencies around the world consider safe.
…We have introduced new product formulations for consumers who prefer natural products, such as JOHNSON’S® NATURAL®, a line that is 98% natural, and contains no formaldehyde releasing preservatives or traces of 1,4 dioxane.”
This new line of baby products is too little too late, and cost nearly twice as much as other products produced by the company. Johnson and Johnson faced lawsuits in the past over their baby powder products, which were found to cause ovarian cancer.
After exposing babies and children to deadly ingredients for decades, can this company really be trusted to produce safe products?
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