Organic 100% Cotton Tampons Super by Natracare
Natracare Organic 100% Cotton Tampons Super - 20 Packs
Natracare tampons were developed as a direct response to health and environmental concerns about dioxin pollution caused by chlorine bleaching, the extensive use of pesticide spraying on conventionally grown cotton, and the use of rayon and other synthetics in tampons.
Many women are unaware that rayon and rayon-cotton blends are widely used in the manufacture of tampons. Rayon is commonly chlorine-bleached, and is a highly absorbent fibre. Dioxin, a toxic carcinogen, is a by-product of all chlorine bleaching methods and is also found throughout the environment in varying levels as a by-product of pesticide spraying and pollution from incinerators. Dioxin has been found to collect in the fatty tissues of animals, including humans and should, therefore, be a real concern for women. Published scientific reports have shown that evidence is growing that even low levels of dioxins may be linked to cancer, endometriosis, low sperm counts and immune system suppression. Considering a woman may use as many as 11,000 tampons in her lifetime, she may be subjecting herself to additional dioxin exposure.
Natracare tampons are made from only certified organic 100% cotton and are the only fully certified organic cotton tampons available in the world today. They are non-chlorine bleached and women can be reassured that they do not contain synthetic materials, such as rayon, or chemical additives such as binders or surfactants. Certified organic cotton removes the risk of direct exposure to residues from chemical pesticides and fertilisers used on traditional cotton.
Natracare stands for more than just natural products. Natracare is committed to offering organic and natural solutions for personal health care that leave a soft footprint on the earth. For all of its feminine hygiene and baby care products, Natracare uses only natural materials that meet our environmental and biodegradable standards, sourced from producers that manage and monitor resources. And our vision … “To develop Natracare into a worldwide symbol for quality, innovation and ethics, available to all women as the natural choice for a healthy lifestyle and environment”.
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Works great and reassurance of no bleach.
We love O.B. tampons and Natracare is O.B. plus, because of the lack of bleach makes them healthier.
At first I wasn't sure about a no applicator tampon - now i will never go back. So much better for the environment, organic cotton is much healthier for my body. They take up less room in my purse - they're just great!
I think it was 3 decades ago when "toxic shock syndrome" alerted some of us to switch to unbleached(!) tampons and I've been using them ever since. First there was only the Seventh Generation product and then this one -- and still they are the only two organic non-toxic products available! How many of your women friends today even know the difference? Spread the word, these are great, and at a great price here!
Great for you, the planet and the budget! Very efficient.
Like the green. Design can be improved.
Seems that these tampons are a "size" below most conventional tampons, and I would say this is more for a regular flow.
These tampons are convenient to carry in your pocket! They absorb well and best is that thy are organic cotton, so no chemicals to irritate sensitive tissues!! Make sure you know these do not have applicators.
These are absolutely perfect for my needs. they do not irritate my sensitive skin and are comfortable and absorbent.
I will never go back to bleached tampons!
Cant feel these, they don't expand long ways making them more comfortable. Absorb as well as Tampax.