An article from Momsrising.org … I am disgusted at the thought of this going on … Please support this effort!
“Toxic rubber ducky or poisonous toy train anyone?
When we buckle our kids in their car seats or snuggle with them on the couch we shouldn’t have to think about neurotoxins and carcinogens. But a recent study found that we should. The majority of of foam samples from baby products were found to be laced with toxic flame retardants shown to be neurotoxins and carcinogens.
We need Congress to effectively regulate toxic chemicals in this country and make it easier for us to keep toxics out of our homes and lives.”
Visit http://action.momsrising.org/letter/2011-6-2-TSCA/ to learn more and send a note to Congress. Please.
“These are crucial tests. Lead is a poison. Even low levels of lead exposure can harm a child’s mental development. Phthalates, a chemical used to soften plastics, can impair reproduction and development, alter liver and kidney function, damage the heart and lungs, and affect blood clotting.”