On a daily basis, we can help parents understand how to reduce toxic chemical exposures, but without a better chemical management policy at the federal level, we're just spitting in the wind.
We've got 80,000 chemicals in our everyday products here in the US, but the EPA has required testing on only 200 of them. Is it any wonder that the health of American children is under siege?
Have the historical competing interests finally converged? Can the economy and the environment be BFF?
The Kid-Safe Chemicals Act would require manufacturers to first prove a chemical is actually safe before it's allowed into a consumer product.