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EU moves to restrict hormone-disrupting chemical found in plastics

From The Guardian

Green groups welcome ‘historic’ ruling recognising that bisphenol A (BPA), found in TVs, plastic water bottles and kettles, poses a threat to human heath

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Liquid Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Lethal Risk for Adults With Dementia

From Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports recommends keeping the potent detergent-filled packets out of households with cognitively impaired adults

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The cost of clean: Disinfectants cause birth defects in baby mice

From Environmental Health News

Ordinary cleaning compounds—used in ordinary amounts—create long-lasting risks of spinal and brain defects in a lab study

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How Household Chemicals Can Hurt Young Girls’ Health

From Time

A new study shows that early-life exposure to certain phthalates — a group of chemicals found in a wide variety of household items including shampoos, perfumes,...

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How sea sponges make toxic flame retardants

From The San Diego Union-Tribune

Toxic flame retardants previously used in mattresses and furniture are also produced by South Pacific sea sponges that manufacture the chemical with the help...

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New EDF Report on Smart Innovation and the Case of Preservatives

From EDF

Today EDF released a new report, Smart Innovation: The Opportunity for Safer Preservatives, which offers a framework for safer chemical and product development. The report...

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