The group that fought for (& won) Connecticut's BPA bans. Now running the CT Campaign for Toxic-Free Kids.

Let’s Work for Toxic-Free Kids

I can remember vividly the day that I first realized there are toxic chemicals in cosmetic products. I was in shock and quite frankly quite pissed off.

January 22, 2014

Cosmetics database shows products’ toxic chemicals

Consumers can now see whether their personal care products contain toxic chemicals, using an online database made available Friday by the California Department of Public Health.

January 14, 2014

Our New Updated Brochure!

Over the past 6 months the coalition has undergone some branding updates. We’re pleased to announce the release of our newly updated coalition brochure.

January 8, 2014

A Message From Our Coordinator

Supporters: Now that it’s a new year, we look back and celebrate all that we accomplished in 2013, thanks to you. CT remains a leader in the country for passing … Continue reading

January 7, 2014

Calif. law change sparks debate over use of flame retardants in furniture

A special report from PBS News Hour.

January 6, 2014

Dr. Oz: The Toxic Flame Retardants in Your Home Right Now

Toxic flame-retardant chemicals can be found in your chairs, sofas – even your baby furniture.

January 2, 2014

How We’re Destroying Our Kids’ Brains

As many as one in six children has a neurodevelopmental disability, and scientists are finding links to pollution.

December 31, 2013

Walmart aims to reduce 10 toxic chemicals – but won’t divulge which

This is the third article in a series on US retailers’ efforts to curb the use of legal, but potentially harmful, chemicals in household products.

December 30, 2013

Target aims for healthier products under veil of secrecy

This is the second article in a series on US retailers’ efforts to curb the use of legal, but potentially harmful, chemicals in household products.

December 27, 2013

A toxic situation: Walmart and Target take on chemical safety

This is the first article in a series on US retailers’ efforts to curb the use of legal, but potentially harmful, chemicals in household products.

December 26, 2013

Contaminated Without Consent Community Discussions

Over the next few months members of the coalition will be hosting local community discussions based on a short film called Contaminated Without Consent. Attendees will be able to view … Continue reading

December 16, 2013

Video: The Unregulated Wild West of Cosmetics Chemicals

Cosmetics and personal care products are among the least regulated consumer products on the market today. Watch this short video for a great overview of the problem.

December 13, 2013

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About the Coalition:

Mission:
Our mission is to correct the fundamental flaws in government policies that allow harm to our health and environment.

Our Goals:
1. Protect our health and our children, workers, communities and the environment
2. Support a Healthy State Economy
3. Enhance Security & Public Safety

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