Sadly, too many of us have found out, with a loss of health or life, that they aren’t.
Here’s another short film about the problems with chemicals in everyday products and materials
UNSAFE: The truth behind everyday chemicals
Want to know where petrochemicals are hiding?
petrochemical chart_2012 PDF download
Please keep on informing yourself, then share what you learn with those around you.
In this day and age, we can’t depend on regulations and public policy to protect us.
It’s up to us to learn, and then demand better from manufacturers and regulators.
“Frankly, for BPA, the science is done. Flame retardants, phthalates … the science is done,” Zoeller said. “We have more than enough information on these chemicals to make the reasonable decision to ban, or at least take steps to limit exposure.”
Phthalates are found in fragrances, laundry and other personal care and cleaning products, soft plastics, (PVC) and even in time released medications!!!
Exposures to these chemicals are currently very difficult to avoid, and require diligent personal effort and significant financial investments. But even that is not enough to avoid exposure.
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Tagged endocrine disruption, everyday chemicals, Fragrance, health, indoor air quality, phthalates, Research, science