Make Our Products Safe
The products we use every day contain toxic chemicals that have been linked to breast cancer and other diseases. But the Breast Cancer Fund is working hard to change that, and to change the system that let it happen in the first place. We’re focusing our efforts on making products safe through strategic policy initiatives, both at the state and federal level. Here are some of the things we’re working on:
Cans Not Cancer
Learn about our market campaign to get BPA out of canned food, policy solutions and the facts about BPA.Learn More
Making Cosmetics Safe
In addition to co-founding the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, we're advocating for federal legislation that will ensure the safety of personal care products.Learn More
Protecting Kids from BPA
BPA is a problem for Americans of all ages, but babies are especially vulnerable.Learn More
Revealing What's in Cleaning Products
Exercise your right to know what the labels of household cleaning products won't tell you.Learn More
Ensuring Non-toxic Toys
The Breast Cancer Fund mobilized a coalition that brought about the first federal ban on phthalates in toys, despite aggressive lobbying by the chemical industry.Learn More
California's Safer Consumer Products Law
This innovative program is poised to protect Californians from chemicals in everyday consumer products.Learn More
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