Tag: illegal amounts of lead

Lead in Your Shopping Bag?

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Wegmans, a major grocery store chain in New York and nearby states recently announced that some reusable shopping bags that have been sold in its stores contain lead. Independent testing by the Empire State Consumer Project showed that these bags contain more lead than the standards set by “Toxics in Packaging” laws that many states…

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Eco-Tip: Reducing Your Exposure to Lead from Artificial Turf

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We’ve worked hard over the last couple of years, in collaboration with the California Attorney General, to make sure that  lead threats are removed from artificial turf—especially in places where children play.  Five major turf companies have made legal commitments to remove hazardous lead from their products. The companies have also agreed to replace certain…

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Eco-Tip: Avoiding Lead in Your Back to School Shopping

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Backtoschool tips slideshow View more presentations from Center for Environmental Health.

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CEH in Action: Making Bounce Houses Safe

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Watch CEH in action:  Learn about how lead threats in Bounce Houses and how YOU can protect your kids!

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Confessions of a Young Man’s Love For Jewelry… Compliance Testing

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If you were to search for men who admit to frequenting Claire’s Boutique – where your teenage daughters shop for clothes, jewelry, and other fashion accessories with short shelf lives – I am quite certain that you would spend a long time looking.  I visit this store often, along with many others that sell women’s…

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