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Procter & Gamble (p&g)

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This brand is not biodegradable. One synthetic pad can take as long as 500 years to fully break down. Every conscious girl needs to switch to eco friendly sanitary pads to make a difference.

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Always is not clean.
Criteria

synthetic free

naturally derived

organic certified

Ingredients used in products can be toxic to humans. Please tap the icons for more details under each criteriato understand why.

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Hazard index: according to global standards. Please tap the ingredients to know more

7-10

potential human toxins.

3-6

moderate human toxins.

1-2

low or no human toxins

  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
  • NOT ALL

synthetic free

Some Products contain Fragrance~, Dioxin, Petrolatum, Polymers, Nylon, Bleach, Zinc Oxide, Inks, Polyethylene, Rayon, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Emollient

There are chemicals in pads which can cause multiple diseases and infections.
Rayon is used to increase the absorbing capacity of pads which contains dioxin. Dioxin present in pads and tampons may lead to abnormal tissue growth in the reproductive organs.

~synthetic

naturally derived

Some pads contain cellulose wood pulp which is bleached, and cotton (which is not organic or pesticide free)

organic certified

Always is not green.
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earth safe

recycle material

Ingredients used in products are eco pollutants.Brand's recycling policies are poor and not green. Please tap the icons for more details under each criteriato understand why.

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  • UNCLEAR
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earth safe

These pads are not bio degradable they are made of Plastics, Bleached Rayon, Polymers, Petrolatum, Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Phthalates, Zinc Oxide

Experts say that most non bio degradable sanitary pads can contain up to a whopping 90% of plastic.
They are packed in plastic covers and made of layers of plastic to prevent leaking and staining. Even after burning the pads in the incinerator, the ash has a plastic residue in it.

Did you know that billion of non-compostable sanitary pads make their way into sewerage systems, landfills, fields and water bodies in india every month. and that one pad can take as long as 500 years to fully break down.
To learn more about biodegradable sanitary pads and how these are the need of the hour watch this important post https://www.zoobop.com/post-detail.aspx?id=7 />
Petrolatum is bad for the planet & you, brands using this ingredient need to use a conscious alternate.
To understand why Petrolatum should be avoided as an ingredient check this post
https://www.zoobop.com/post-detail.aspx?id=6

recycle material

Since these pads are non-biodegradable, the soiled napkins stay in the landfills for about 800 years.

Always is not cruelty free.
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cruelty free

100% vegan

This brand tests on animals when required by law. By testing on animals, brand can no longer be considered vegan friendly.

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  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
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cruelty free

On PETA list of brands to avoid
Brand tests on animals when required by law.

100% vegan

By testing on animals brand can no longer be considered vegan friendly.

Always is honest.
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honesty

Brand has transparent labelling. Complete ingredients used are mentioned on product label / their website.

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  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
  • NOT ALL

honesty

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