Center for Environmental Health wants to

Protect Children from Poisonous Toys

A recent CEH report found that 90% of children’s play furniture contain harmful flame retardant chemicals.

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Center for Environmental Health

"These chemicals are frequently endocrine disruptors that mimic hormones, and mounting evidence links them to cancer, reproductive problems…Read More

Danger Lurks in That Mickey Mouse Couch

NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
HBO The HBO documentary “Toxic Hot Seat” tells the story of how industry lobbied to get flame retardants in mattresses and couches. RESEARCHERS this summer purchased 42 children’s chairs, sofas and other furniture from major retailers and tested them for toxic flame retardants that have been linked to cancer, birth defects, diminished I.Q.’s and…Read More