Toxic Chemical Reform Collapses As Industry Flexes Its Muscles

10/15/2010 07:06 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Politics Daily

Fire retardants in baby blankets, nano-particles in cosmetics, plastics in water bottles and anti-bacterial agents in soaps.

Experts call these and other chemicals emerging contaminants -- compounds that were once thought to be safe, but which scientists now believe may pose a danger to human health.

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