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- Congress Must Protect Children from a Developmental Toxic: Bisphenol A (BPA)
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- When the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was enacted in 1976, it was intended to ensure that chemicals are safe throughout their lifecycle, from manufacture to use and disposal. But weaknesses in the law have left the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unable to act on known health dangers. Other laws, such as those setting air, water, and workplace safety standards, do not adequately regulate exposure to most chemicals, nor do they address the hazards a chemical may pose over its entire lifecycle. New legislation is needed to rapidly reduce exposure to toxic chemicals, such as Bisphenol A (BPA). Produced at more than 2 billion pounds per year, BPA has found its way into many consumer products and into many people's bodies. Get document in pdf.
- Chemicals in Plastic Bottles
How to Know What’s Safe for Your Family
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- A guide to what plastics are safe for your family, and what the government needs to do to ensure strong protections. Get document in pdf.
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