Virtually all U.S. pregnant women carry multiple chemicals, including some banned since the 1970s and others used in common products such as non-stick cookware, processed foods and personal care products.
New Study Finds Hormone-Disrupting Chemical BPA on 95% of Dollar Bills Tested – Receipts Probable Source
“Our findings demonstrate that BPA cannot be avoided, even by the most conscious consumer,” said Erika Schreder, Staff Scientist at the Washington Toxics Coalition and lead author of the report.
BPA on thermal paper isn’t chemically bound in any way. It does not stay on the paper, but rather easily transfers to our skin and other items that it rubs against.
National Commission of Inquiry Supports Recommendations in Toxic Toys R Us Report, Health, Environmental, Consumer& Labor Groups Demand Action by Toymakers, Retailers & Congress
73% of Republicans and 99% of Democrats favored stronger protection of children’s health and the environment from dangerous chemicals, with equal support from governors of each party.
State chemical safety laws passed in the last eight years will be documented in a new report: “Healthy States: Protecting Families from Toxic Chemicals While Congress Lags Behind.”
Listen to the teleconference with doctors, parents and the director of Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
145 Scientists from 22 Countries Say Flame Retardants Pose Serious Health Risks and Limited Fire Safety
First-ever consensus statement documenting health hazards from flame retardants, experts from Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families available to comment on policy implications
Recent polling conducted by the Mellman Group in key electoral swing districts found overwhelming public support for reforming our out-of-date system for managing chemicals.
Respondents from across the political and demographic spectrum express serious concerns about everyday exposure to toxic chemicals and want to see stronger federal regulation.