And that’s just tampons. Many women use different types of sanitary pads, alone or with tampons, and there’s also nursing pads.
What‘s Really in Those Sanitary Pads and Tampons?In the featured article, Andrea Donsky, founder of Naturally Savvy and co-author of Label Lessons: Your Guide to a Healthy Shopping Cart, reveals how little we’re told about the materials in feminine products. In fact, tampon and sanitary pad manufacturers aren’t required to disclose ingredients because feminine hygiene products are considered ‘medical devices.'”