Week #8: SUPPORT EFFORTS TO GET RID OF TOXIC CHEMICALS
Phthalates have been linked to breast cancer, early puberty in girls, reduced testosterone levels, lowered sperm counts, genital defects in baby boys and testicular cancer. These chemicals are also found in products marketed to children. Support legislation that would ban phthalates in children’s toys like BCF-sponsored Toxic Toys Bill in California. Learn how: http://www.breastcancerfund.org/site/pp.asp?c=kwKXLdPaE&b=3125753.
Also check out Environment California’s report, Toxic Baby Bottles that identifies which baby bottles contain Bisphenol A http://www.environmentcalifornia.org/reports/environmental-health/environmental-health-reports/toxic-baby-bottles