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The latest ways you can demand smart policies, safe products, and responsible business practices.

Sign the Petition: Dump Trump’s New Toxics Chief

Betsy DeVos. Scott Pruitt. Ben Carson. Now, here’s the latest Trump appointee who would wreck the protections they’re supposed to uphold: Michael Dourson. Dourson spent his career helping Big Tobacco, Teflon makers, and the Koch Brothers’ energy company get approval of their products and escape regulation. He doesn’t belong in an office where he could…

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Tell Disney: Keep Cancer-Causing Chemicals Out of Our Kids’ Food

Send Disney a message now!

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Call Gov Brown today to protect CA’s food

Last month, CEH and other groups delivered more than 350,000 petition signatures to Governor Brown urging him to end the use of oil wastewater on our food. Now we need your help to keep the momentum going. Today thousands of Californians are calling Governor Brown to say NO to oil wastewater on our food. Please…

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BPA in Your Food: Your Right-to-Know

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical known to cause birth defects and linked to breast cancer, prostate cancer, obesity, diabetes and numerous other serious health concerns. Last year, California added this toxic chemical to the state’s Proposition 65 list, notifying canned food makers that they would need to start warning consumers about BPA in their…

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Last Chance to Stop the Fake Chemical Safety Bill!

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Take Action Now (click here) CEH has been working for months to urge the U.S. Senate to stand up to the chemical industry and create chemical safety rules that will truly protect American children and families. Unfortunately, the Senate is planning to vote on a version of a “chemical safety” bill (S. 697) that falls far…

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Attack of the Facial Peel! You Apply- Then You Die

Halloween is a time for spooky fun – but with Halloween coming, CEH has found a scary product sold by Walgreens. Chemical skin peels promise to beautify the skin – but what they don’t tell you is that trichloroacetic acid (TCA), a chemical found in high levels in some facial peels, is known to cause…

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A Pesticide No Child Needs to Eat

This month, California pesticide regulators have a historic opportunity to take action to protect children from a chemical that poses serious threats to their health. But we must let the state Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) know NOW that they must take swift action for children’s health. Doctors and scientists say that the pesticide chlorpyrifos…

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Tell Toys “R” Us: We Want Flame Retardant-Free Children’s Products

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…

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A New Year’s Resolution: Stop Selling Poisonous Purses!

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…

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Demand Real Chemical Safety Rules!

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…

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