Finding safe personal care products

Earth Talk environmental commentary

Dear EarthTalk: I know that there are many issues with personal care products being unsafe for our health, but where do I look to find out what’s safe and what’s not?—Mary Pulaski, Trenton, NJ.
The average American uses about 10 personal care products each day, resulting in exposure to some 100 unique chemicals.
However, the vast majority of the 12,500 chemicals used by the $50-billion beauty industry have never been assessed for safety, according to the Campaign for Safe Cosm...

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