Phthalates are hormone-disrupting chemicals that are used to soften plastic, and found in hundreds of products throughout our homes: shower curtains, shampoo, flooring… and yes, even shoes.
Since its inception in 1998, we have assisted more than 140 community-based groups in 95 of the 156 Georgia counties providing community organizing assistance, training, capacity building, and leadership development to members of vulnerable communities.
Crisply folded stacks of linens, spotless baby layettes and dry-cleaned suits hanging in the closet are traditional hallmarks of a well-kept home. Generations of homemakers have prided themselves on laundry that looks and smells perfectly clean, often with a distinctive scent from detergent or dryer sheets. Could our quest for the perfect stack of clean [...]
Last week, Bloomberg News broke a major story that shined the light on the dangers of triclosan, a hormone-disrupting chemical commonly used in antibacterial soaps and even Colgate Total toothpaste.
Who we are
The Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition represents more than 11 million individuals and includes parents, health professionals, advocates for people with learning and developmental disabilities, reproductive health advocates, environmentalists and businesses from across the nation.
Our coalition of diverse groups is united by their common concern about toxic chemicals in our homes, places of work, and products we use every day.
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