Resources for Finding Healthier Products

  • Campaign for Safe Cosmetics - Consumer information and actions on toxins in personal care products.
  • Cars -’s Consumer Action Guide to Toxic Chemicals in Cars.
  • Children’s Car Seats, Toys, and other Children’s Products -’s Consumer Action Guide to Toxic Chemicals in Children’s Products.
  • Electronics Take-Back Coalition - Information on toxic chemicals used in electronic consumer products.
  • Environmental Working Group - Consumer tools databases with information about personal care products, how much tuna is safe for pregnant women, which fruits and vegetables are lowest in pesticides, and more.
  • Good Guide - Information on the health, environmental, and social impacts of consumer products.
  • Green Guide – A variety of information on products for the home, garden, and personal care.  Includes room by room guides.
  • Guide to Less Toxic Products - Provides information about potential health risks of commonly used products, helps identify less toxic alternatives for personal care, household cleaning, baby care, and household pest control, and contains information to help evaluate products not in this Guide.
  • Healthy Building Network - Guide to healthy home building materials.
  • IATP: Food and Health - Tips for parents and children on how to avoid environmental and health risks from plastic packaging of food.
  • Pet Products -’s Consumer Action Guide to Toxic Chemicals in Pet Products 
  • Pollution Issues - From toxics in products to factory contamination to noise pollution to waste hazards, Pollution Issues is an accessible resource on environmental health issues in everyday life.
  • Skin Deep - Rates many cosmetic and personal care products based on number of toxic ingredients.
  • U.S. PIRG's Trouble in Toyland Report – Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) survey of toy safety. Also includes a shopping guide.
  • Women's Voices for the Earth's Safe Cleaning Products Initiative - Gives information on ways people can protect their health through safer cleaning products.
  • For additional resources on safer products and children's environmental health, please visit childrens-health.

Published on October 4, 2016

IMPORTANT NOTE: ratings do not provide a measure of health risk or chemical exposure associated with any individual product, or any individual element or related chemical.