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2010-08-05 13:59:00

Homes in low-income and affluent communities in California both had similarly high levels of endocrine disruptors, and the levels were higher in indoor air than outdoor air.

2010-05-13 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) published a report on May 12, 2010 entitled "Not So Sexy - The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrance" which includes alarmist phrases such as: "can trigger allergic reactions," "disrupt hormones," "end up inside people's bodies." The Fragrance Materials Association of the United States (FMA) says the reality is that fragrances are safe.

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2010-03-20 11:12:52

Although modern life would be hard to imagine without this versatile chemistry, products composed of plastics also have a dark side, due in part to the very characteristics that make them so desirable—their durability and longevity.

2010-03-08 08:07:00

NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dapple (www.dapplebaby.com), a line of baby-safe, baby-specific household cleaning products, today announced that its Dapple Dish Liquid and Dapple Toy Cleaner products are now available at Duane Reade, New York's largest drug store chain.

2010-03-02 17:02:00

New Theatrical Event! Wednesday, March 3rd, 11 am, Egyptian Theater, 6712 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the Oscars, Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy are holding their own red-carpet event on Wednesday, March 3 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.

2009-11-12 08:00:00

Voters want the EPA to be given more power to regulate chemicals WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll conducted in August by Lake Research Partners found Americans very concerned with how chemicals are regulated for consumer use in the U.S.

2009-10-27 16:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- PlastiPure announced today that it received a $1.1 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety (NIEHS) to continue development and commercialization of plastics that do not leach chemicals with harmful estrogenic activity (EA).

2009-10-21 12:51:47

Exposure to a combination of excess stress hormones and chemicals while in the womb could affect a man's fertility in later life, a study suggests.

2009-09-16 10:34:45

Some flip-flops and plastic shoes sold in the Philippines contain toxic chemicals that are dangerous to humans and the earth, an environmental group says. EcoWaste Coalition says a recent study found 17 of the 27 pairs of flip-flops, sandals, clogs and other plastic shoes tested contained phthalates,


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