Stacy Malkan
37

Stacy Malkan

Could your Valentine's kiss give you lead poisoning?

"Recognizing that there is no safe level of lead exposure, we need to be protecting women and children from all levels of exposure," said Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the campaign—a non-profit coalition of environmental- and cancer-prevention groups. Malkan's group wants the FDA to ...

Author shares the dangers of lipsticks, face creams and Brazillian Blowouts

Author shares the dangers of lipsticks, face creams and Brazillian Blowouts GRAND RAPIDS - Spend a few minutes listening to Stacy Malkan, and you’re likely to toss your lipstick and deodorant in the trash, along with a lot of the other beauty products fighting for space in your bathroom ...

L'Oreal defends safety of its lipsticks, after FDA cites high lead content in some products

"The problem with lead is it’s extremely toxic at the lowest doses," said Stacy Malkan, a spokeswoman for the California-based group. "Lipstick is a product that we put on our lips and ingest directly into our body, so it’s of higher concern than other products. " Cosmetics makers ...

Walmart adds pressure on toxics overhaul

Stacy Malkan, who worked on the failed campaign for California’s Prop. 37 to label genetically engineered food, called Walmart’s move “a huge victory for the millions of people who are demanding safer products, and a significant step forward. But there’s still a long way to go to clean ...

Women take on cosmetics industry

Stacy Malkan, left, and Janet Nudelman, co-founders of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, sign a couple of the Target customer comment cards that the store recently introduced in response to the organization's petition for cosmetics free of toxic chemicals, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 in Oakland...

Consumer advocates turn heads in taking on cosmetics industry

Stacy Malkan, left, and Janet Nudelman are leaders in the safe-cosmetics movement to remove toxic chemicals. Concern: A neurotoxin that can lead to learning, language and behavioral problems such as lowered IQ. Young children and pregnant women are particularly vulnerable. FDA: The Food ...

FDA: Higher levels of lead in lipsticks

“Lead is not intentionally put into cosmetics,” according to Stacy Malkan, spokesperson for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. “It is contained in the water, soil and minerals” used in product production. Further, she states, “There is no safe level of exposure…lead builds up in the body.” ...

What’s in Your Lipstick? FDA Finds Lead in 400 Shades

“We want to see the FDA recommend a limit based on the lowest level a company can achieve, like candy manufacturers are required,” says Campaign for Safe Cosmetics co-founder Stacy Malkan. The group also launched a video contest for consumers to send videos and photos appealing to ...

Eye on Mercury: Mascara Exempt from Ban

Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the advocacy group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, told Scientific American that there is no justification that “a known neurotoxin should be allowed in any of these products,” since there are alternatives that she said many U.S. companies are already using. The ...

Exposure to harmful chemicals in personal care products and household goods has declined, study says...

Stacy Malkan, left, and Janet Nudelman, co-founders of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, sign a couple of the Target customer comment cards that the store recently introduced in response to the organization's petition for cosmetics free of toxic chemicals, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 in Oakland...

Mercury News editorial: Clean up the cosmetic industry

Stacy Malkan, left, and Janet Nudelman, co-founders of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, with some of the products they found to contain toxic chemicals; Oct. 7, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (D. ROSS CAMERON) Target is leading the movement for transparency. It announced a policy earlier this ...

Target unveils sweeping changes to product safety standards

"Consumer demand for transparency and safer products has grown too loud for companies to ignore," said Stacy Malkan, a co-founder of the San Francisco-based Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, which last month pressured Target to sell safer beauty products. "The largest retailers are now, for ...

Walmart takes lead on safer cosmetics

It's been step by step," said Stacy Malkan, co-founder of The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. "It was resistance for lots of years, and then some victories here and there, but consumer concern has reached a level where it can't be ignored. " Consumers use an average of nine personal care or ...

Toxins Found in Nail Polishes Claiming to Be 'Non-Toxic', According to Calif. Department of Toxic Su...

“This is a perfect example why we need to reform federal cosmetics laws to ban chemicals like dibutyl phthalate, which Europe did almost 10 years ago,” says Campaign for Safe Cosmetics co-founder Stacy Malkan. “We’re so pleased with the California DTSC for standing up for the health of ...

Natural Makeup

Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and author of Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry, reminds us that smokers trying to kick the habit apply nicotine patches to their skin. “It’s a very direct path to distribute chemicals to our ...

Lead Levels in Lipstick Higher Than Thought

“The FDA has previously stated that there is no potential for harm with lipsticks with lead in small amounts,” said Stacy Malkan from the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, “which leads you to believe they may be wrong.” The consumer coalition aims at improving safety requirements of cosmetics ...

Gulcin Gilbert: Making Pink Skies, a Documentary About Empowerment, Skydiving and Breast Cancer

Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics enlightens our viewers about the carcinogens that are used regularly in body care products and cosmetics. We know many of the reasons why we get cancer. The final keynote in the film is about taking responsibility for your ...

Lipsticks, Perfumes May Be Hazardous to Health

This just shows that cost is not a factor in lead levels, said Stacy Malkan, co-founder of Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. “There is no safe level of lead exposure,” Malkan told ABCNews.com. “It builds up in the body over time. A little bit every day is adding up and staying with ...

Why did UN mercury treaty exempt mascara?

But not everyone is convinced, including Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the advocacy group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. She told reporters that there is no legitimate reason whatsoever why a neurotoxin like mercury should ever be allowed in eye makeup products in the first place. She also ...

California's GMO initiative is good for producers, consumers

By Stacy Malkan

Home > Blogs > New Hope 360 Blog > California's GMO initiative is good for producers, consumers California's GMO initiative is good for producers, consumers In response to a recent newhope360 blog, Stacy Malkan of the California Right-to-Know ballot initiative describes the proposed ...

Join Newsle to find out when Stacy Malkan makes the news.

As a Newsle member, you’ll be able to:

  • Get alerts on Stacy Malkan
  • See news articles & blog posts about Stacy Malkan
  • Follow your friends & colleagues in the news
This profile only includes publicly available information. Questions or comments? Contact Us
Freebase CC-BY
Data from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Source: CrunchBase
Data from Wikipedia, licensed under the GFDL