"Toxics Pervade Kids’ Products, Washington Disclosure Law Shows"

"SEATTLE -- Makers of children’s products report that they are using toxic chemicals in children’s toys, clothing, safety products and bedding. The reports were filed with the State of Washington in 2013 under the state’s new disclosure law, the Children’s Safe Products Act, the country’s only such law."

Source: ENS, 02/07/2014

"FDA: Anti-Bacterial Soaps May Not Curb Bacteria"

"WASHINGTON -- After more than 40 years of study, the U.S. government says it has found no evidence that common anti-bacterial soaps prevent the spread of germs, and regulators want the makers of Dawn, Dial and other household staples to prove that their products do not pose health risks to consumers."

Source: AP, 12/17/2013


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