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Johnson & Johnson Says on Track to Remove Chemicals of Concern from Products

3:05 PM MDT | August 15, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) says its plans remain on track to remove trace amounts of 1,4 dioxane, formaldehyde, and other dangerous chemicals found in its adult toiletries and cosmetic products, and specifically its baby products, worldwide within 3 1/2 years, according to a recent report from the Associated Press. Environmental and healthcare groups began pressuring the company in 2009 after a study by the consumer advocacy group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC; San Fransisco) found that 61% of the products marketed for children tested positive for 1,4...

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