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Good News: Car Seats from Britax and Orbit Baby to Remove Toxic Chemicals



(From the Good New Department: Here is a guest post from our friends at HealthyStuff.org about the phasing out of toxic flame retardants and PVC in car seats from Britax and Orbit Baby. Companies hear you, folks!  Working together, we have the power make products safer.) Today the Ecology Center applauds Britax, the 4th largest manufacturer of […]

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Green Mama Activism: Toxic Toys at Toys R Us



(Guest post from CHEJ about toxic toys STILL at Toys R Us. Take action to better protect our kids from toxic PVC in toys and products for kids.) Is Toys “R” Us toying around with your child’s health?In 2008, Toys R Us promised to reduce the use of toxic PVC plastic in the toys they sell and offer more […]

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PVC and Vinyl Floors Linked to Autism



I’ve referred to PVC as the poison plastic, along with the Center for Health, Environment and Justice for quite some time. The plastic is loaded with phthalates, sometimes lead, and other potent chemicals and is unsafe for everyone. Now the CHEJ has found a new study that links PVC and vinyl flooring with Autism. According […]

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