Workplace Safety Guide for Salons

About The Guide: During their work day, salon professionals use a number of products – from shampoo and hair dye to nail polish and…Read More


Report: Pre-Polluted: A report on toxic substances in the umbilical cord blood of Canadian newborns

About The Report: Canadian children are being born pre-polluted. Environmental Defence tested the umbilical cord blood of three anonymous newborns in the Greater Toronto…Read More


Report: The Manscape

About The Report: Canadian men are using more personal care products than ever before. But what’s actually in them? Some of the chemicals in…Read More


Report: The Trouble with Triclosan

About The Report: As the number of antibacterial products grows, so does the presence of antibacterial chemical triclosan–along with fears from many scientists that…Read More


Guide: Environmental Defence Guide to Triclosan

About The Guide: Triclosan is a synthetic antimicrobial/antibacterial agent whose use has become widespread in toothpastes and mouthwashes, deodorants, cosmetics, fabrics, plastics and other…Read More


Report: Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan

About The Report: In December 2006, the Government of Canada embarked on a plan to protect Canadians and their environment from dangerous chemicals in…Read More


Report: The Just Beautiful Heavy Metals in Cosmetics Factsheet

About The Report: Environmental Defence tested the makeup bags of six Canadian women for heavy metal contaminants. 49 face makeup items were chosen, including…Read More


Report: Heavy Metal Hazard: The Health Risks of Hidden Heavy Metals in Face Makeup

About The Report: Environmental Defence tested the makeup bags of six Canadian women. 49 face makeup items were chosen, including five foundations, four concealers,…Read More


Report: Annual Report 2009-2010

About The Report: VISION. Creating a world Canadians are proud to pass onto their children. MISSION. We are Canada’s most effective environmental action organization….Read More


Report: Not so Sexy: The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrance, Canadian Edition

About The Report: This report found that the fragrances Canadians are using every day contain a dozen or more secret chemicals not listed on…Read More