Flame Retardants – Preventing More than Fire
The Center for Environmental Health has long been championing the importance of full disclosure about chemicals included in all products that could be harmful to everyone, but especially women of child bearing years. We’ve been leading the way to remove hazardous flame retardants which are linked to altering women’s fertility.
Thankfully the San Francisco Chronicle leads the way with a story today. CEH’s own Judy Levin, pollution prevention coordinator, is quoted,
“Every month, it seems, there are new studies linking this class of chemicals to problematic health concerns, a bigger question is why are chemicals allowed to be placed in commerce and into our bodies before their toxicity is fully understood?”