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Carter’s Tagless Labels (2007 line) Causes Rashes, Send Them Back for a Refund-

As I reported last week, lots of parents are reporting rashes on their childrens’ necks and backs after wearing clothing with tagless labels from Carter’s clothes. I read an interview with the CEO of Carter’s on Z Recommends this week that sheds more light on the issue. Since many clothing makers are in the process […]

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Take Action on Phthalates in Toys!

Congress is (finally) finalizing the Consumer Product Safety Comission Reform Act (S.2663). In a stroke of brilliance, Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced amendment that would ban phthalates in children’s toys and childcare articles. But according to the Center on Environmental Health and Justice, the bill is now in conference committee in the House, it is not […]

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Ways to Avoid Phthalates–

I’ve been working on and thinking about this post for some time, and since that time a few new resources have popped up on the topic of avoiding phthalates in everyday products. Why should we all avoid phthalates? Amanda at Enviroblog has put together a cheatsheet on these chemicals that even us with limited cognitive […]

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Update: The Senate Passes the CPSC Reform Bill (S. 2663)–

Some good news, but don’t hold your breath yet– The CPSC reform bill (S. 2663) has passed the Senate, and now heads to conference committee where the differences between the house and senate versions will be worked out. Let’s hope the differences being “worked out” will not involve the watering down of the important provisions […]

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