On October 5, Amazon issued its first-ever public safer chemicals policy. The policy includes restrictions on dozens of toxic phthalates, parabens, formaldehyde releasers, nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs), triclosan, and toluene in its private brand baby, household cleaning, personal care, and beauty products in the United States.
Costco members got some welcome news this month about its “Smart Screening” program to address toxic chemicals in some of the products the company sells.
It’s been a banner year for the Mind the Store campaign. We have been challenging the nation’s biggest retailers to tackle the most toxic chemicals in the everyday products they carry.
And guess what—thanks to your help and support— they are listening up!
In a win for consumers nationwide and our Mind the Store campaign, Ashley Furniture has announced a timeframe for banning toxic flame retardant chemicals in all of their furniture!