Tag: antibacterial health hazards

Car Seats’ Hidden Hazard

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Environmental Justice Fellow, Center for Environmental Health In the summer of 2017, my sister will give birth to her first child. She will be the first of our five siblings to become a parent. My excitement to become an uncle grows daily; I know that when the baby is born, my life will take on…

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A Cleaning Industry Poll Concludes that the Public (gasp) Favors Antibacterial Products!

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Last month, the American Cleaning Institute and Personal Care Products Council conducted a “poll” of American consumers’ views on and uses of antibacterial soap, in nervous anticipation of the possible EPA ban on triclosan, the antibacterial chemical found in a mind-boggling array of every day products, from toothbrushes to mattresses. Advertising for antibacterials is so…

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