Your skin is the largest organ of the body,
it is responsible for detoxification and absorption. Scientific studies carried out by the
American Journal Of Public Health, found that the skin absorbs up to 64%
of what is applied topically. Other studies found the face to be even
more permeable than broad body surfaces with a 100% absorption rate
concerning the underarms
and genitalia areas. Whilst another peer-reviewed study showed a 100%
for fragrance ingredients that contain thousands of toxic chemicals commonly found in beauty products. What you put on your body will absorb into your skin and enter the body; these toxic chemicals can disrupt your endocrine system, cause hormonal
imbalance and worse.Safe Cosmetics Australia campaigns for a toxic-free future.
It’s about finding a compromise between manufacturers, consumer demand, chemicals and the way cosmetics are made in Australia. By simplifying a complicated issue i.e. refining the infinite list of toxic chemicals used in everyday household products, Safe Cosmetics Australia campaigns to raise chemical awareness concerning chemicals that are internationally recognised as being toxic to human health. Some of these chemicals are banned &/or restricted overseas, but permitted for use in Australian cosmetics and toiletries, including every day household cleaning products, baby products, hair care, toothpaste and much more. This raises serious health concerns for all Australian’s and your help is needed to change the way we use chemicals Australia. The Toxic-Free Campaign aims to raise chemical awareness
. Realising that we can achieve a pre-market regulatory system in the near future that benefits all Australians. By opening up and being more receptive to consumers, by being more inviting and making it easier for people to understand the campaign; making it easier for people to understand chemicals, manufacturing and labeling laws, and the potential impacts that toxic chemicals have on human health, animals and the environment. Australian Certified Toxic-Free ® (logo) and MADE SAFE ® are IP Australia, Registered Trademarks.
refining the criteria for our toxic-free certification seal, we have
formed a list of chemicals that are internationally recogised as the top
offending toxic chemicals. This list of toxic chemicals forms the “Key Issues
concerning human health that Australian’s should be aware of today.
Being able to honor our audience, listen and respond to them, we share
our thoughts with consumers, manufacturers and the Australian government
by campaigning for a healthier future. Your help is needed, you can
make a difference.