Archive | safe chemicals act

Honor the late Senator Lautenberg and move on safer chemical legislation (green mama action needed!)



Dear Senator Lautenberg, While others fought and gave more rights to corporations (more rights than people have, some would argue), you introduced the Safe Chemicals Act again and again. Each year, you sent out press releases about the dangers of chemicals in everyday products, and how this could be reversed by passing the Safe Chemicals […]

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Compromise Bill: The Chemical Safety Improvement Act of 2013



My first post about “scary” BPA containing bottles.  Well, it’s about time. We’ve been writing about The Safe Chemicals Act for years. Since 2008 when I started Non-Toxic Kids, we’ve been calling for a re-write of the ancient 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. Right now, we have at least 85,000 chemicals on the market that […]

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Retailers: Mind the Store and Protect Your Customers from Toxic Chemicals



As a blogger, I regularly write about options for safer, less toxic consumer products for our homes. But while it’s important to arm consumers with good information, we have very limited access to where toxic chemicals are showing up, what their health effects are and how we can avoid them.Due to our lax federal laws […]

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10 Harmful Chemicals to Avoid: New Post at Parents.com



Here’s an informative article just posted today by Keely Savoie on Parents.com. It details 10 toxic chemicals in our homes, communities, and lives, and how we can avoid them. Keely explains why each chemical is harmful and how to avoid it in detail. This is super helpful for busy parents who want to find their […]

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