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The Chemicals in Commerce Act (CICA) and its cousin in the Senate, the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA), are Trojan Horses designed to create the illusion that they are fixing our nation’s broken regulatory system while in fact they actually dismantle the few safeguards currently in place. Take Action: Click here to let your representative…Continue reading “Help Stop the Chemicals In Commerce Act!” »
We’ve caught them lead-handed. CEH has repeatedly caught three major national chain retailers, Forever 21, Wet Seal, and Charlotte Russe, selling lead-tainted purses, belts, and shoes. More than 4 years ago, the companies were notified about the lead problem in these products, and more than 3 years ago, they signed legal agreements to get the…Continue reading “A New Year’s Resolution: Stop Selling Poisonous…” »
Today news media across the country covered our shocking findings: 90% of children’s play furniture purchased from Toys “R” Us and other retailers contain harmful flame retardant chemicals linked to cancer and other serious illnesses. These flame retardant chemicals don’t make the products safer in fires, but they do needlessly expose our children to chemicals…Continue reading “Tell Toys “R” Us: We Want Flame Retardant-Free…” »
A bill the US Senate is now considering would leave American families unprotected from toxic chemicals. Tell your U.S. Senators that your family wants strong chemical safety rules! Our communities deserve reform of federal chemical safety laws that will truly work for our families. But the petrochemical industry’s powerful fat cats couldn’t be happier about…Continue reading “Demand Real Chemical Safety Rules!” »
For many years, CEH has pushed for change in an outdated furniture flammability regulation that has resulted in the widespread use of flame retardant chemicals in furniture and baby products, including substances linked to cancer, developmental health problems, and other serious hazards. Now our efforts have paid off-but we still need your help to push…Continue reading “We Can’t Wait Another Year for Safer Products!” »
Across the country, people are concerned about the health and environmental threats posed by hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a risky new technology that is increasingly used for natural gas production. One major concern is that fracking could contaminate the drinking water that people around fracking sites rely on for their daily needs. In Wyoming, the federal…Continue reading “Tell the EPA to Protect our Families from Fracking!” »