Take Action to Get Dangerous Flame Retardant Chemicals Out of Homes

Take Action to Get Dangerous Flame Retardant Chemicals Out of Homes

We have devoted several blog posts to toxic flame retardant chemicals that are used in home furnishings. (Read more here and here). With a recently published series in the Chicago Tribune, it has been uncovered that flame retardant manufacturers have used deceptive lobbying techniques to ensure their products are required by law. Now we want… Read more »

80% of Baby Products Contain Toxic or Untested Flame Retardants

80% of Baby Products Contain Toxic or Untested Flame Retardants

According to an article on SFGate.com, eighty percent of baby products contain toxic chemical flame retardants, some of which have been linked to increased risks for thyroid impairment, reproductive problems, endocrine disruption, cancer, and other health issues. These chemicals are now found in products such as baby carriers, changing pads, and rocking chairs. So how… Read more »