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  • Children's Bath Products Contaminated with Formaldehyde, 1,4-Dioxane

    03/12/09

    Chemicals Not Listed on Product Labels Due to Weak Regulatory Standards

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  • Landmark Federal Ban on Phthalates in Toys Set to Take Effect

    02/09/09

    Parents, health advocates cheer; warn proper implementation requires overhaul of CPSC leadership

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  • Early-life Chemical Exposures Critical to Later-life Breast Cancer Risk

    02/04/09

    Report finds phthalates, BPA and other chemicals pose risk; calls for more research and stricter chemical regulation

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  • Environmental Health Advocates Applaud California Green Chemistry Initiative

    12/16/08

    Advocates to State: "We look forward to swift and strong implementation of policy recommendations"

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  • Parents, Health Advocates Outraged by Consumer Safety Agency's Attempts to Gut Toxic Toys Law

    11/24/08

    Toys with phthalates could remain on shelves indefinitely under law's latest interpretation

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  • Governor Signs Groundbreaking Consumer Product Safety Bills

    09/29/08

    Will give state authority to protect consumers from toxic chemicals

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  • Calif. Lawmakers Pass Groundbreaking Consumer Products Bills

    09/02/08

    Will give state authority to protect consumers from toxic chemicals

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  • Calif. Lawmakers Fail to Ban Toxic Chemical in Children's Food Products

    09/02/08
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  • FDA Decision on BPA Outrages Health Advocates

    08/20/08

    Scientific studies ignored on bisphenol A evaluation

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  • President Signs Phthalate Ban into Law

    08/14/08

    Major milestone reached for children's health and for chemical regulation

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  • Lawmakers Agree to Ban Dangerous Chemicals in Toys

    07/29/08

    Major milestone reached for children's health and for chemical regulation

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  • Breast Cancer Fund Statement Regarding 1,4-dioxane Contamination Found in Some "Natural" Personal Care Products

    07/21/08
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  • Congress to Consider Banning Dangerous Chemicals in Children's Toys

    06/10/08

    Expert Witnesses Testify about Toxicity of Phthalates; Argue for Ban

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  • Michigan Families Dump Hundreds of Toxic Toys

    06/03/08

    Parents Call on Congress to Protect Kids from Dangerous Chemicals

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  • Chicagoans Use 30-foot Rubber Duckie to Send Message to Congress

    06/03/08
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  • Environmental Health Groups Prevail: Wal-Mart Is Removing Toxic Baby Bottles, Nalgene To Phase Out Toxic Water Bottles

    04/18/08

    U.S. and Canada Declare Health Risks from Bisphenol A Governments Issue Warning, Retailers responding

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  • Rep. Slaughter Introduces Legislation to Increase Research on the Impact of our Environment on Women's Health

    04/15/08
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  • Governor Gregoire Signs Bill to Give Washington Safest Toys in Nation

    04/01/08
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  • Breast Cancer Fund Releases Most Comprehensive Report to-Date of Chemicals Linked to Breast Cancer, Many in Everyday Use

    03/19/08

    "State of the Evidence" report describes how early-life exposures are critical to later-life breast cancer risk

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  • Breast Cancer Fund Applauds Congress for Protecting Children from Harmful Chemicals in Toys

    03/06/08

    Senator Feinstein's Amendment Further Strengthens Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Legislation

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