Toxic Chemicals Found in Everyday Baby Products:

Monday, May 16, 2011 General News J E 4

New Study Published in Environmental Science & Technology  Reveals Toxic Chemicals in Car Seats, Strollers, Breast Feeding Pillows, etc. Linked to Developmental Delays, Lowered IQ, Infertility and Cancer

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Guest Panelists:

Arlene Blum, PhD, Executive Director with Green Science Policy Institute, study co-author, chemist, and expert on halogenated flame retardant chemicals

Kathleen Curtis, LPN, Coordinator, Alliance for Toxic-Free Fire Safety, expert on chemicals and environmental health for policy in states, U.S. federal government and international treaties

Sarah Janssen, MD, MPH, PhD Assistant Professor UCSF Medical School, Senior Scientist with Natural Resources Defense Council, researcher on environmental health and health effects from chemical exposure

Ana Mascarenas, Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles, expert on why a single California regulation is to blame, how flame retardant industry impacts communities of color.

Bobbi Chase Wilding, Clean New York, study volunteer whose products were tested, mom of infant and kindergartener, and environmental health advocate

/PRNewswire/ -- May 16/

SOURCE Alliance for Toxic Free Fire Safety



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