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Teens protest outside retailer over toxic perfume

Teens marched in protest on Tuesday outside Abercrombie & Fitch's Westfield Mall location in downtown San Francisco over allegations that a perfume they sell is harmful to people.

Abercrombie & Fitch's signature perfume "Fierce" has been found to contain toxic ingredients that cause allergies, headaches, wheezing and impacts male sperm count, according to a study by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found on the Huffington Post.

Members of the San Rafael-based group "Teens Turning Green" campaign organized the protest, creating posters that mock the company's racy ads by having models wear gas masks to symbolize the air being unsafe at their stores, according to KCBS.

The group alleges that Abercrombie & Fitch employees walk around stores spraying the perfume, constantly circulating the scent and its alleged toxic ingredients on unknowing customers and themselves.

The teens decided to march after they sent a letter and video regarding the perfume and its toxicity to company headquarters and got no response.

Protests also occurred in New York and Dallas.