Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families A national effort to protect families from toxic chemicals.
on January 10, 2020
Fast-food chain will ban PFAS, phthalates, and BPA by 2025; public health advocates urge the company to move more quickly and end the use of vinyl food handling gloves
on November 19, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report reveals that many of North America’s largest retail companies are embracing chemical safety policies to help protect consumers from toxic chemicals in products. In the largest-ever analysis of its kind, 63% of evaluated companies improved over the past year alone.
on October 31, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Following the lead of other major retailers and answering consumer demand for products free from toxic chemicals, Staples today launched a new Chemicals Policy targeting the reduction and substitution of toxic chemicals including per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
on October 30, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Lowe’s, North America’s second-largest home improvement retailer, announced that it will phase out the sale of all indoor residential carpets and rugs containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
on October 24, 2019
Toxic flame retardants leaching from TVs into living rooms across America
on October 1, 2019
In a groundbreaking move, the European Commission has adopted a regulation to ban organohalogen flame retardants in televisions and other displays.
on September 19, 2019
Grocery chain Ahold Delhaize USA today announced a new “sustainable chemistry commitment” that restricts toxic chemicals, including the classes of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), bisphenol A (BPA) and other bisphenols, ortho-phthalates, and other chemicals, in the products sold across its 2,000 stores nationwide.
on September 17, 2019
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Today The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, announced that it will phase out the sale of all carpets and rugs containing PFAS chemicals.
on August 23, 2019
A blistering Wall Street Journal investigation should be a serious wake-up call for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and the company’s senior leadership: it needs to focus on ensuring the safety of its products and protecting customers’ health.
on July 25, 2019
Harmful plasticizer chemicals in some food service gloves leach into food upon contact. Children and pregnant women are most vulnerable to harmful health effects.