If you are anything like me, you run around your house disinfecting counter tops, door handles, toilets, toys… the list just keeps going and going. You don’t think twice when you purchase new food storage containers or that teething toy for your baby. You are a fantastic parent and make every effort to keep your kiddos surroundings clean and virus proof.
The big questions are, what are you buying to clean those germ filled spaces? What is the food storage container and teething toy your child is using made out of? Is it made with any of the 85,000 synthetic chemicals that hit the market after the Toxic Substances Control Act was passed in 1976? The EPA has required testing on less than 10% of those synthetic chemicals. Untested chemicals, could be making a bigger problem for your family.
Scientists have linked exposure of toxic chemicals to many health risks, such as Cancer, Alzheimer’s, learning disabilities, asthma, birth defects, and various reproductive problems!
These chemicals are being used to make products you have in your home. Items like toys, food containers, cleaning products… are NOT being regulated and tested for your safety.
You can help!
Sign the Seventh Generation Petition For Safer Chemicals, lets #FightToxins! Sign the petition at FightToxins.com before April 30,2014! Seventh Generation is working to push a reform on TSCA which would have all of these chemicals studied, evaluated and tested.
My family has signed the petition and I hope you will to. We are worried about the effects of these untested chemicals. I have stopped using cleaners that contain chemicals. And am only using products that are made with plant bio-based ingredients. I think twice when I pick out a new toy for my kiddos, buy a new set of sheets for my toddlers bed, and