New Furniture Standard To Reduce Toxic Flame Retardants

BY ON December 12, 2013
In the midst of increasing information about the ubiquity of our exposure to industrial flame retardants, the revision of a 40-year-old furniture flammability standard in California last month could dramatically reduce the amount of flame retardants added to foam-filled furniture in the future. As reported...

TOPICS: California

You’re Invited! BPA 101 Google Hangout

BY ON December 11, 2013
Bisphenol-A, or BPA, is a hot topic — one we know many moms are concerned about because BPA is everywhere! Moms Clean Air Force is partnering with BPA expert Dr. Laura Vandenberg and the Environmental Defense Fund’s Dr. Sarah Vogel for a Google+ Hangout discussion of this controversial chemical. Moderated...


BPA Is Still Everywhere

BY ON December 11, 2013
This excerpt was written by Amanda Mascarelli for the Washington Post: These days the baby aisle shelves are lined with products proudly announcing: “BPA-free.” As a mom and a consumer, this is reassuring. BPA (bisphenol A), a chemical used in the production of plastics and many other...

TOPICS: Toxics

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