Barb Wilkie's EHN Website
Last updated 2008

EHN Board President Barb Wilkie was very ill from chemically-induced kidney disease for several years. She passed away May 31, 2011. EHN presents this site both as a tribute and as valuable information. Many links and references will be out of date but Barb's research holds up over time. We will be transferring the site page by page, with updated details, to EHN's main site. If you would like to reach an EHN staff person, please contact us directly.

An advocacy organization -- a resource site
If you burn to learn, to EHN please do turn.

EHN [of California]
P.O. Box 1155
Larkspur, California, 94977-1155

Support and Information Line
(SAIL) 415.541.5075
A 501 (c) (3) non profit agency.
This site is donated, hence the rollover URL from EHN's domain name.

We all are stakeholders when it comes to breathing.©

Information available on and through this site -- -- is not a substitute for
professional health care or legal advice. Also, EHN does not test nor endorse products. Please use this
site and its links as a tool to assist you in gathering information, which you have a right to know. A
health care practitioner should always be consulted for any health problem, a lawyer consulted for any
legal matter, and you should listen to your body when trying any product.

All opinions expressed here are those of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of EHN.
This is an information site! Use it to build your knowledge base. If you feel vital info is lacking, please
inform me kindly. I'll be happy to include it, if appropriate. -- barb

If your computer prefers single-column format, please visit


FDA: Do YOUR Duty!
Shine some light on the business of beauty!

Require that products -- like fragarnces and other cosmetics -- which are
released to market without being substantiated for safety
carry your consumer alert:

'WARNING: The safety of this product has not been determined.'

9/29/03: The FDA has officially begun
"Preliminary scientific reviews of the petition."

Remember, fragrances are derived from petrochemicals
and enter the bodies of users and nonusers through
absorption and inhalation. Provide a public record. Inform the FDA!

Please write, fax or e-mail the FDA in support of EHN's FDA Citizens' Petition, 99P-1340. Check the analyses. More than just phthaltes were found. See how much is NOT known about all of the chemicals used.
Enter Docket Number 99P-1340 on your subject line.
E-mail FDA Dockets at

EHN's site is one of two homes of the FDA Petition, with analyses,
contact information, sample letters and complementary information.

The other site is that of Betty Bridges, RN and her renowned
Fragranced Products Information Network


About EHN
Includes information regarding meetings, contacts, membership ...

QuickClicks to some of the topics of interest
Far more info is available under General and Government links.

Access | Access Board's Fragrance-free policy | ADA | ADD

Addicted? | Air | Air "Fresheners" | Alert | American PIE

Anderson Labs | Articles | Prof. Ashford | Assaulted | Assurances of safety

Asthma | Avoid Fragrances | Awareness2000-Breath

Shiela Bastien, PhD | Bats | Benzene | Books | Brain

Betty Bridges, RN | Brochures | Building | Business

Cancer | Cancer-Cosmetics? | Carpet | CCA Wood

CFIDS | CHEC | Chem Cover-ups | CIIN | Clean | Cleaner Air

Dr. Coleman | Consumer Info | Cosmetics | Coumarin | CPC | CTFA

Debra Lynn Dadd | Death | disABILITY | Disaster

Doctors | Drugs | Cindy Duehring

Ecology House | EHN Board | EHN Meetings | EHN Membership Info

EI | EMF/EMR | Dr. Epstein | Events | Eyes

Fabric Softeners | FDA Petition | Fluoride | FM

Fragrances & Agression | Fragrance-Free | Fragrance Info | Fragrances & Pregnancy

Garlon | Gas | G E Foods | General Links | Dr. Gibson | Dr. Gilbere

Dr. Gofman | Golf | Government Links | Green | GWS | GWSS

Hair | Halifax | HCWH | Hoaxes | Hotels | Housing

IAQ | Inerts | IOM | Job Info | Alison Johnson

Julia Kendall | Kidney Disease | Kids/Students

Mary Lamielle | Law | Lynn Lawson | Leaking Scent Strips

Lists | LNG | Francesca Lyman

Mammogram | Masks | Dr. Ann McCampbell | MCS Links | MCS Int'l

MCS Proclamations | Dr. Miller | Mold | Susan Molloy | MSDS | Musk

NCCI | Neurotoxins | The New Reactor

Organic | Ozone | Ozone Water Purification

"Pest" Mgt. & Pesticide Info | | Phthalates | POPs | Postal Info

Posters | Pregnancy & Fragrances | Press Releases | Prop. 65 Chemicals

Roundup | SBS | Scent | "Scent Circle" | Sept. 11 | Dr. Sherman | Dr. Sinaiko

Skin | SNIFF | Sperm | Statistics | Stuff Happens! | Sustainable | Symptoms

Take Heart! | Thermography | Toni Temple | US Access Board

Vaccines | Valdez | Videos | Sharon Wachsler | Irene Wilkenfeld

Cynthia Wilson | The Word IS Out! | Write Now! | X-Rays | Dr. Grace Ziem

05/03 2001 is a wrap for The NEW REACTOR.
The New Reactor is in hiatus. VERY SORRY about this. If 'FRAGRANCE-FREE" events could be just that, maybe my health and the health of others involved would hold. But, of course, fragrance-FREE calls for the co-operation and kindness of strangers. -- barb


Home Page Index
For complete information, please check the outbound links from
General Links and Government Links, in the right column, below.

Access for People With EI/MCS
(Sen. Milton Marks)

Act Now!
(Action issues -- Conferences -- Dr. Sinaiko news )


As You Sow - California's Prop 65 information

ATSDR - MCS Report

BEST of The Reactor


Chemical Injury Awareness pin
Disaster Planning
(Specific Needs for Persons With Multiple Chemical Sensitivity --
under development)

"Earthlaw was created to use the power of the law and of lawyers to protect the ecosystems and the people of the West."

Ecology House, Larkspur, California

EHN's Info Pages (includes meetings and contact info, plus
Act Now!, Book Order, Stuff Happens! and Take Heart!)

EPA's Reports on Polar Organic Compounds in Fragrances of Consumer Products -- 1992 names brand names

FDA Petition

FDA's -- Fragrance-free/Unscented
and Table of Contents:

    FDA: Fragrance Industry is UNregulated
    NOTE!: "Neither cosmetic products nor cosmetic ingredients are reviewed or approved by FDA before they are sold to the public. FDA cannot require companies to do safety testing of their cosmetic products before marketing. If, however, the safety of a cosmetic product has not been substantiated, the product's label must read: 'WARNING: The safety of this product has not been determined.'" WHERE is that FDA-required warning on labels of fragrances?

    FDA: Understanding the Puffery
    "Industry Self-Regulation
    " 'The cosmetic industry is sensitive to the image of an uncontrolled market where anything goes,' says Bailey. 'They counter this image with well-established self-regulation programs. Part of the incentive for such industry policy is to avoid increased regulatory authority.' "


FDA: The Voluntary Cosmetic Registration Program

Fragrance-Free Defined by Ecology House Residents

Fragrance-Reduction Resolution by SF Bay Chpt. of Sierra Club
"98.12.01 Excessive Use of Fragrance Products in Public Places"

A statement from Berlin by the Committee on "Indoor Air Hygiene" :
Fragrances and Aromatic Substances should not be used indiscriminately indoors
Archive Index for year 2000: 04/14/00 -- 14/00, available with a click out to Press Releases, and then click on Press Releases 2000, then search for "fragrances" or just go to EHN's mirrored document.


Fragrance Industry is UNregulated (FDA)
"FDA Authority Over Cosmetics"
NOTE!: "Neither cosmetic products nor cosmetic ingredients are reviewed or approved by FDA before they are sold to the public. FDA cannot require companies to do safety testing of their cosmetic products before marketing. If, however, the safety of a cosmetic product has not been substantiated, the product's label must read 'WARNING: The safety of this product has not been determined.'"

Fragrances/Perfumes (outbound links: GENERAL Links, page F)

Fragranced Products Information Network



Just click on a letter to begin your information gathering through our links. (Outbound links in alphabetical order -- each letter represents a separate page of sites.) MCS info is extensive, therefore, it has its own page at ehnlinx/mcs.htm

(Outbound links to government agencies, on two, inter-linking pages. You may also use the quickclicks provided below to get to a specific agency.)

ABAGAccess Board | Calif. | CARB | CPSC | EEOC | EPA


Thomas Legislative Info | US Representatives | US Senators

Julia Kendall's Fragrance Information

MCS Info and Support
(outbound links to other sites with info on EI/MCS, a subcategory of
GENERAL Links, page M)

MCS Proclamations

(outbound links: GENERAL Links, page O)

(outbound links: GENERAL Links, page P)

$ Phony "Do-Gooders" $
I wish this site were still active! -- barb

Project Censored


Dr Robert Sinaiko


September 11, 2001
Visit EHN's page dedicated to
the people who have suffered and
to those who have struggled to
make life better for those who have suffered.



Cleaner Air Symbol
ANSI and California Building Standards


Chemical Injury Awareness pin

Every Body's Backyard!


Dear Visitors:

EHN's site is deliberately kept "fancy-free" so our EI/MCS community members can more easily use it ... and I can more easily handle the workload.

For those of you who feel you must see credentials before believing what you see on a website: I'm a wife, mother, grandmother and formerly gainfully employed. I earned an AA, while working and raising three kids. I understand that an AA in this day and age means little, but it means a lot to me. My favorite studies included Political Science and Anthropology.

When I was forced into early retirement, I vowed to make as much good information available to the public as was humanly possible for me. . . .

If you wish to read more, please visit About . . .

-- barb


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EHN is a 501 (c) (3) non profit agency; donations are gratefully accepted.
For more information on various ways to donate to EHN, please visit our
Membership page at ehnhompg/membship.htm

EHN's Board of Directors and Volunteers live with
Environmental Illness, which includes, but is not limited to:
Chronic Fatigue and Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Electromagnetic Field sensitization
Many Chronic Symptoms of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

EHN Board of Directors and Officers
(board meets as necessary)

Connie Barker
Emily Earhart
Sue Hodges
Juliene Lipson, RN, PhD
Barbara Wilkie

EHN Advisory Board

Betty Bridges, RN
Lori Greenleaf, PhD
Amy Marsh, Past President (two terms)
Phyllis Matyi, Attorney at Law
Susan Molloy, M.A
Ester Soriano
Louise Yost

Events Director

Louise Yost



As with all organizations, EHN depends upon your contributions of
time and energy, as well as your membership support.





EHN uploads its pages with:
Anarchie Pro 3.5 As of February 2000, EHN has a "domain name" which is

This site, with the labor involved, is donated by barb wilkie from her ISP package with:
LanMinds' List of access numbers

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(Counter installed, end of day, 2/28/99
Please note, FastCounter had many problems near the end of 1999 and into early 2000.
Our count had reached the 5,000 count, and dropped back 1,000 and 2,000 hits repeatedly
the last quarter of 1999. FASTCOUNTER has been working fine since spring 2000. However, the
current total is far under what it should read. -- barb)


Please note: If you have an Apple Monitor that cannot hold the color,
it may be repaired free of charge by Apple. Call 1.800.SOS.APPLE
(I preferred placing a phone call to trying to use their website. -- barb)

If you have questions about EHN, MCS, or comments about the web page, please email
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perfume, fragrances, cosmetics - see www, The Environmental Health Network (EHN- [of California] is a 501 (c) (3) non profit agency and offers support and information for the chemically and electromagetically injured -- MCS & EMF. Perfume pollutes. Learn about the toxicity of fragrances from the work of Julia Kendall and Betty Bridges, RN, get The BEST of the Reactor, join EHN and receive The New Reactor. See what influence the Chemical Manufacturers have had against those of us with EI. The URL for this page is