Every day, we tackle the biggest threats to our health and the environment.

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Substances that can alter and damage the functions of our bodies’ natural hormones (called endocrine disrupting chemicals, or EDCs) are found in hundreds of products, including plastics, food containers, cosmetics and many others, and scientists say that these chemicals can pose health threats at tiny doses.

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Flame Retardants & Beyond

CEH has won major victories to eliminate the use of toxic flame retardant chemicals that pose serious health threats to children and families. Now we’re moving major companies away from these and other toxic chemicals in their products.

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Legal Action to Stop Illegal Toxic Threats

We buy products and test them for harmful chemicals–then we take legal action against those business products and practices that put our children’s and families’ health at risk.

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Chemical Policy Advocacy

As part of protecting families and communities from toxic chemicals, CEH pushes for aggressive environmental health laws at the federal, state, and local levels.

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Safer Food & Farming

We work to protect your family from harmful chemicals in food and unsafe food production practices. our team takes on the pesticides industry, makers of gmos, and companies that sell harmful foods and risky food packaging, while promoting alternative, organic solutions for safer food and farming.

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Promoting Better Plastics

Plastics are all around us, and chemicals in plastics can pollute our water, our bodies, and even our fetuses. This is especially troubling when plastics are used to package our food and drinks. It doesn’t have to be this way–that’s why we’re working to encourage business to use safer materials in the plastics they use for food and drinks.

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Healthy Energy

As the United States steadily turns to natural gas for power, we face serious risks from hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, which uses chemicals that pollute the air and water around communities where fracking is taking place. Our team works to monitor and report on potential health threats from fracking, and fights for protections for all families.

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