Despite intense industry opposition and Congressional inaction, state governments continue to defend the vulnerable from toxic chemical exposure.
As we begin the New Year, we look back and celebrate the highlights of 2012. At home in Connecticut, we worked to build our Coalition of groups and concerned individuals, and raise our profile within the state.
Did you know that the coalition maintains a vast resources section? Click around and you’ll find great information about topics like BPA, flame retardants, safe cosmetics & more.
When it comes to their commitment to cosmetics safety, some retailers are naughty and some are nice; some lead the market trend toward safer products and some lag behind. Click the image above to read more.
For most people, the only dangerous thing about your couch is the risk of spending money on a nice piece of furniture, only to have your cat shred it to pieces. But today a startling new peer reviewed study came out in Environmental Science and Technology, showing that couches across America contain high levels of toxic chemicals.
Click through the web site belonging to the Toy Industry Association(TIA) and you’ll read about dedication to providing Americans with creative and fun toys. And really, what’s more fun than toys?
Was your child’s school built before 1979? It’s worth it to take a moment and find out! If so, a group of chemicals called PCBs may be lurking in the light fixtures and caulking.
Most of us don’t check to see what these items are made of, or look for a label confirming its safety. We assume that if it is marketed for children it must be safe.
White children exposed to high levels of bisphenol A are five times more likely to be obese than children with low levels, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
A provocative new study suggests a connection between the BPA chemical used in food packaging and childhood obesity, but the researchers say their findings don’t prove it’s the cause.
Time is running out for the Safe Chemicals Act to make it to the Senate floor this fall and we need your help. Will you ask public health champion Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to bring the bill to the floor this fall?
Each year we gather to reflect on our work & plan for the upcoming year, celebrate our many champions, hear from thought-provoking speakers & network with our partners, activists & allies.