Washington, DC — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted today to grant a petition by Earthjustice, Consumer Federation of America and several coalition partners to use its authority under the Federal Hazardous Substance Act and adopt rules to protect consumers and children from the health hazards of toxic flame retardant chemicals used in four categories of household products (children’s products, furniture, mattresses and the casings surrounding electronics).
A new study released today finds TVs could be bad for your health in an unexpected way: TVs contain toxic flame retardant chemicals that can contaminate homes.
WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families filed petitions asking a federal court to review two rules recently finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to implement the 2016 Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act. The petitions challenge final rules on how EPA will prioritize chemicals for safety review and evaluate the risks of those chemicals.
Mind the Store along with health advocacy groups around the country launch week of action calling on Albertsons to remove toxic chemicals from its shelves in a dozen states. New research shows chemicals in two dozen products.
On National Macaroni and Cheese Day, July 14, national coalition urges Kraft Heinz to lead the industry by pledging to eliminate any and all sources of phthalates.
Washington, DC—Public health advocates began the process to sue seven companies, including a unit of Dow, for their apparent failure to report to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) their importation of n-Propyl Bromide (“nPB,” also known as 1-bromopropane), as required by EPA regulations.
Environmental health coalition disappointed by polluter-friendly rules
Nearly 40% of cans from leading national retailers still contain BPA
New research shows increased imports of dangerous chemicals groups call on EPA for action to protect Americans from ten highly toxic chemicals
New research shows increased imports of dangerous chemicals. Groups call on EPA for action to protect Americans from ten highly toxic chemicals.
Broad coalition of public health and environmental organizations support EPA proposed ban on cancer-causing chemical
EPA considers first ban on toxic chemical in decades