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Month: November 2021

Are there dangerous chemicals in your home?

How do we know that the cosmetics, personal care products, household cleaners and detergents we use are safe from toxic chemicals? The short answer . . . we don’t. The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 “that provided the EPA with authority to require reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, and restrictions relating to chemical substances and/or mixtures” excluded nearly all the items we use in the home. Food, drugs, cosmetics, pesticides, household cleaners and detergents are excluded from EPA…