Are there toxic chemicals in your child’s raincoat? New testing coordinated by CHEJ found elevated levels of phthalates in a Spongebob Squarepants vinyl rain poncho, at levels nearly seven times above the federal safety standard. I recently purchased the Spongebob Squarepants vinyl rain poncho at Toys R Us’ flagship store in Times Square, NYC and sent it […]
What do businesses like Kaiser Permanente, Catholic Healthcare West, Seventh Generation, Construction Specialties, and countless other U.S. companies have in common? They are forced to play ‘toxic chemical detective’ — a time and resource-consuming game made necessary by our nation’s failing chemical policy.
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition member Moms Rising posted an excellent blog today from Claire Moshenberg. Claire praises our new report, and provides a vivid illustration of the toxic dilemmas confronting today’s families.