Tag Archives: Household Health & Safety

The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains – The Atlantic

Scary but important to read! What’s in and around the products we use everyday… Which is why we always say, get to know what’s in the stuff you use, and who’s making it! – Last month, more research brought concerns about chemical exposure and brain health to a heightened pitch. Philippe Grandjean, Bellinger’s Harvard colleague, […]

Toxic chemical residues found in children's clothes made by major brands including Disney, Gap and Primark | Mail Online

Toxic chemical residues found in children’s clothes made by major brands including Disney, Gap and Primark | Mail Online

Yikes! And it’s not just our children but those who work on making their clothes who get exposed to these chemicals… – Residues of toxic chemicals have been found in children’s clothes and shoes made by major brands including Disney, Burberry, American Apparel, GAP and Primark. The products involved include items sold in the UK, […]

Flame-Retardant Furniture May Leave A Toxic Legacy

We don’t often think about where our trash ends up, but that’s not a good thing when so much of it is full of chemicals we’d like to avoid! – California’s new Technical Bulletin 117 removes a decades-old requirement that flame retardants be included in the filling of upholstered furniture. The state rule, which became […]

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