Activists warn that PCBs — toxic industrial chemicals — contaminate thousands of U.S. schools – The Washington Post

Yikes! – Polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, are industrial chemicals so toxic that Congress banned them 40 years ago. Research has shown that they can cause a range of health concerns, including cancer and neurological problems such as decreased IQ. And yet, because they were commonly used in building materials for decades, they continue to contaminate […]

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Washington reports show chemicals of high concern in kids toys | KEPR

What’s in those toys! – The Children’s Safe Product Act requires manufacturers of children’s products sold in Washington to report if their product contains a Chemical of High Concern to Children. Out of 80,000 on the market, there are currently 66 identified chemicals of concern manufacturers are required to report. Earlier this month 87 companies […]

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