News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

No More Formaldehyde in Shampoo as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Girds for Rules


10/17/2013 7:28:36 AM

free biotech news Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) baby shampoo contains an ingredient that might give parents pause: formaldehyde. Deemed a “probable human carcinogen” by the U.S. government, formaldehyde is one of 164 potentially harmful chemicals targeted under a new California law that imposes stricter safety standards on a range of products made by such companies as J&J and Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) The law also takes aim at untreated mineral oils in lotions and acetaldehyde, which can irritate the skin and is used in perfume.

Help employers find you! Check out all the jobs and post your resume.

Read at Bloomberg


comments powered by Disqus
Bloomberg
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES