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Live Call-in Talkcast with Stacy Malkan, Author of Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of The Beauty Industry

Next Week on Living in a Chemical Soup Podcast: Guest: Stacy Malkan is co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and author of “Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry”. When? Tuesday, June 9 at … Continue reading

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Healthytoys.org – A Tool to Help Find Healthy, Less Toxic Toys

Want to know how much bromine is in a WII? Which bracelets contain lead? Which toys are free of certain harmful chemicals? I’m adding this website to the tools section. From the Healthytoys.org Website: The U.S. government doesn’t require full … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Toxic Chemicals Found in Common Scented Laundry Products, Air Fresheners

A University of Washington study of top-selling laundry products and air fresheners found the products emitted dozens of different chemicals. All six products tested gave off at least one chemical regulated as toxic or hazardous under federal laws, but none … Continue reading

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Freshen the Air without Harmful Chemicals

It’s About Health, Not a Preference Think of a pleasant odor that makes you say, “Ahhh” and it’s likely to be a food or floral smell or one relating to a memory from youth. Scents can enhance our lives but … Continue reading

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Phthalates Found in Nearly 1/3 of Cdn Air Fresheners

http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2008/09/09/air-freshener.html Dangerous chemicals showing up in some air fresheners Last Updated: Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | 12:08 PM ET “Air fresheners marketed as a way to enhance the smell of your home may actually contain dangerous chemicals that could do … Continue reading

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Toothpaste, Anyone? What’s in the stuff?

You might enjoy having a listen to a talkcast where we talked about ingredients in toothpaste along with some less toxic choices.

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