Health Tip: Choose Safe Personal Care Products
(HealthDay News) -- Parents should pay attention to any chemicals that are included in a child's personal care products, such as lotion or body wash.
The Environmental Working Group suggests that parents:
Always read ingredient labels, and don't blindly trust marketing claims.
Choose products that don't contain fragrance.
Avoid use of baby powder.
Avoid products that contain the chemicals: 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3 Diol; BHAl; sodium borate; DMDM Hydantoin; oxybenzone; triclosan.