Reading and Resources About Plastic Safety

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

· The Center for Science in the Public Interest offers links to a wealth of information on BPA safety from government, environmental groups and industry sources:

· The Environmental Working Group's Cosmetic Safety Database lists phthalate-free cosmetics and personal health products:

· The nonprofit Ecology Center lists phthalate-free toys:

· Consumer Reports offers advice on plastics to parents of babies:

· The Center for Science in the Public Interest has posted an advisory about "Hard Questions About a Hard Plastic," published in the April edition of CSPI's Nutrition Action Newsletter:

· The American Chemistry Council, an industry group, offers a Q and A on plastics safety:

· The draft report of National Toxicology Program, released last week, is available online:

· "Since You Asked -- Bisphenol A," from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences:

· Smart Plastics Guide, from the Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy:

· The Green Guide March/April 2001, from National Geographic:

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