Guest post by Mike Schade from the Center for Health and Justice 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. The brand new test results were released today at the DC Stroller Brigade coordinated by the […]
(Here is an important guest post from a reader and blogger, Debra Johnson.) As people are becoming more aware of the chemicals companies put into the manufacturing of toys, parents are looking towards alternatives to diversions. After all, we don’t want to purposely poison our children and we need to protect them at any cost. […]
Did you know that many of the Disney branded gear your child may use could be made with toxic chemicals? From lunch boxes, school supplies, backpacks, and boots– these products that have characters many of our kids love can be loaded with unsafe amounts of vinyl (aka, the poison plastic) which can carry lead, phthalates, […]
Here’s a fun uplifting post (sorry for the sarcasm, it’s late and has been a long day) about a new report on PVC in packaging. Check it out, and let’s work together to phase out the use of toxic PVC in all consumer products.
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 […]
I got an email from The Clean Water Pipe Council, an advocacy group focusing on the risks associated with PVC and drinking water. On the homepage you’ll find a cute picture of a girl drinking from a hose. Then you read under it the warning tag that came with the hose: “WARNING: This garden hose […]