Possible health effects

Children may absorb hazardous chemicals in baby care products through the skin, breathing and swallowing. It is possible that they get allergies from some of the substances in these products (mostly fragrances).

As baby care products are applied regularly, the exposure may last over longer periods of time. This continuous contact with chemicals which may increase the risk of developing hormonal, nervous or reproductive disorders as well as cancer over the lifetime.

Hazardous substances in baby care products are not a high priority with regard to the environment, because they normally don’t end up in the environment. Nevertheless, every environmentally friendly choice contributes to environmental improvements!