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100 % BPA Free Polar Bottle Insulated Water Bottle

The Polar Bottle Insulated Water Bottle is a BPA and Phthalate free bottle with double wall around. Using this water bottle, you can keep the things cold and hot for a relatively long time. 208 more words

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States Taking the Lead to Curb Toxic Chemical Exposure

States Taking the Lead to Curb Toxic Chemical Exposure

by Katie Greenhaw, 10/22/2013

A new state law addressing toxic flame retardants recently enacted in California is the latest in a string of successful state efforts to improve chemical safety. 1,180 more words

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Five Important Reasons to Share on and Gather Data on SaferProducts.gov

The following Post is From Christine Hines From Public Citizen

This month marks the fifth anniversary of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), which provided a long overdue upgrade of critical safety protections for consumer products. 804 more words

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Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act: Better Toy Standards For Our Kids

This week we are highlighting five breakthroughs gained in five years through the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). In 2007 and 2008, a series of toy recalls compelled Congress to respond by passing the most comprehensive upgrades to our network of consumer safeguards in decades. 141 more words

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5 Years Later, Our Consumer Products Are Safer

5 years ago the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CSPIA) passed, sailing through the House of Representatives 407-0 .   This law gives the Consumer Product Safety Commission the resources it needs to protect the public, establishes new standards for lead content in products designed for children, requires that children’s products are tested before they are sold,  increased criminal and civil penalties for non-compliance, and authorized an online database to help consumers easily identify recalled or dangerous products. 99 more words

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NYPIRG Targets Phthalate-Laced Toys

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) chapters from the SUNY New Paltz and Purchase College presented the group’s 25th annual “Trouble in Toyland” report, which found that unsafe toys are still available for purchase in many American stores. 659 more words

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