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08.29.14

California poised to enact historic flame retardant labeling law

A statement by Breast Cancer Fund Director of Program and Policy Janet Nudelman You have a right to know whether or not toxic flame retardants are in a couch you’re thinking about buying. And fortunately, people in the state of...

08.27.14

The right to know about fracking chemicals

A Q&A with Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam What do you see as the biggest problem with fracking? We're in an uncontrolled experiment. We know, from a Congressional investigation, that companies sometimes use carcinogens such as benzene,...

08.22.14

The Case for Transparency: Unveiling the Dirty Secrets of Industry

Guest blog by Breast Cancer Fund Senior Policy Strategist Nancy Buermeyer On Thurs., Aug. 21, the Breast Cancer Fund joined Earthjustice and 4 other health, labor and environmental groups in filing a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting...

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Press Releases and Statements

  • Coalition Asks EPA to Limit Secrecy in Critical Public Health Information

    08/21/14

    Petition filed to request time limits for confidentiality claims for chemicals

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  • Scientific Panel Confirms Threat to Children’s Health from Exposure to Toxic Phthalates in Kids' Toys

    07/18/14

    Commission recommends expanding ban to cover additional chemicals in toys and calls for further study of phthalate exposure through food, cosmetics

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  • Ban on BPA in Food & Beverage Containers Introduced in Congress

    07/09/14

    Sen. Markey, Reps. Capps and Meng Seek to Increase FDA’s Authority to Require Safer Food Additives

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  • Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Found in Dust Samples in Preschools, Day Care Centers

    05/15/14
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  • Tinkering with Toxics Law Not Enough to Protect Public Health from Dangerous Chemicals

    03/28/14

    A statement by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo

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  • Calif. takes on controversial flame retardant chemical; issuing a de-facto death sentence for chlorinated Tris

    03/13/14

    Consumer products program positions Calif. as a leader in nationwide movement for safer chemicals

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  • FDA rejects cosmetics industry’s draft legislation

    03/06/14

    Draft industry bill could put Americans at greater risk from cosmetic-related illness and injury than they are today

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  • Proposed toxics bill would make bad situation worse, is a gift to chemical industry

    02/28/14

    A statement by Nancy Buermeyer, Senior Policy Strategist, Breast Cancer Fund

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  • Tribute to Horst Rechelbacher, the father of safe cosmetics

    02/20/14
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  • New study finds exposure to toxic phthalates in decline; consumer demand for safe cosmetics a factor

    01/15/14

    Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ advocacy campaigns have changed consumer and industry behavior

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  • New study finds exposure to toxic phthalates in decline; consumer demand for safe cosmetics a factor

    01/15/14

    Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ advocacy campaigns have changed consumer and industry behavior

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  • New Calif. Flammability Standards Will Prevent Exposure to Toxic Chemicals While Improving Fire Safety

    11/22/13
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  • Revlon Threatens Legal Action in Attempt to Silence Consumers about Toxic Chemicals in its Cosmetics

    11/01/13

    Women’s and Breast Cancer Groups Join Forces to Demand Revlon Stop Putting Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Cosmetics

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  • Revlon Under Fire for Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Makeup

    10/25/13

    Women’s and Breast Cancer Groups Join Forces to Demand Revlon Stop Putting Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Cosmetics

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  • Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Inform Women about Chemical Exposure Risks During Pregnancy

    10/09/13

    OB-GYNs encouraged to inform pregnant patients about dangers of chemical exposure

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  • Breast Cancer Month: When 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, how much more awareness do we need?

    10/01/13

    Time to move “beyond the pink” to cancer prevention, says the Breast Cancer Fund

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  • California Historic Safer Consumer Products Program Launches Oct. 1

    09/26/13

    Groundbreaking program will transform the way California addresses toxic chemicals in everyday products by evaluating potential alternatives

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  • Walmart Will No Longer Sell Cosmetics, Cleaners, Made with Targeted List of Toxic Chemicals

    09/12/13

    In a victory for consumers demanding safer products, national brands will be required to eliminate unsafe chemicals and disclose ingredients to the public

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  • BPA Disrupts Fetal Development

    09/10/13

    Canned-food makers urged to remove BPA from cans to reduce pregnant women’s #1 route of exposure

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  • Breast Cancer Fund Testifies Before Senate on Toxic Chemical Reform

    07/31/13

    Calls for Protection of Pregnant Women, Children, and Workers

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