The Protecting American Families from Toxic Chemicals Act would allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify and phase out PBTs from commerce within the next five years.
Phthalates are insidious chemicals that are seemingly turning up everywhere. Research increasingly shows they can interfere with the production or activity of hormones in the human endocrine system. New research from the University of Texas School of Public Health says chemicals the industry adds to many consumer products isn’t just getting into some of our food, […]
These hazardous substances are not regulated under current federal chemicals policy — the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. However, the pending “Safe Chemicals Act of 2011” would overhaul this law and ensure that these toxic chemicals were phased out and replaced with safe alternatives.