Take Action for Safe Cosmetics!

Take action today to support these bills:

  • Toxic Free Beauty Act (HR 5537):  Bans 11 of the most toxic chemicals on the planet from beauty and personal care products sold in the U.S., including mercury; 4 types of formaldehyde (plus Quaternium-15, Paraformaldehyde, Methylene Glycol); m-phenylenediamine and o-phenylenediamine; Diethylhexyl phthalate; Dibutyl phthalate; Isobutylparaben and Isopropylparaben and the entire class of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). 

  • Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act (HR 5538): Requires disclosure of toxic fragrance and flavor chemicals and allergens in our personal care products 

  • Cosmetic Safety for Communities of Color and Professional Salon Workers Act (HR 5540): Creates cosmetic safety protections for women of color and professional hair, nail and beauty salon workers

  • The Cosmetic Supply Chain Transparency Act (H.R. 5539): Forces supply chain transparency so that cosmetic companies can get the information they need from upstream suppliers to be able to make safer products. 

Learn more at: www.womensvoices.org

Contact your representative and ask them to support important cosmetics safety reform!

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*You'll receive a call from 202-410-1778 that will provide you guidance on what to say to your officials, and then patch you through directly to them.

Thank you for raising your voice to address the use of toxic chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products and the disproportionate impacts on people of color!

Here is a sample script you can use, or please feel free to speak from your heart:

"Hello. My name is ______, and I am concerned about the safety of cosmetics, salon products and personal care products. I am calling to ask you to support the Safer Beauty Bill Package -- which includes bills HR5537, HR5538, HR5539 and HR5540. These bills will remove toxic chemicals from these products, will make ingredient transparency the new industry standard and make products safer for me, my community, and everyone. We come into contact with dozens of these products every day, that means my body can be exposed to chemicals linked to cancer, asthma, infertility, and other serious health problems multiple times a day. This is not right. We need solutions, and the Safer Beauty Bill Package will provide these solutions and the protections we need. I ask you to support this bill package and stand up for my health, your health, and the health of all your constituents.”