ACAT News & Updates
Protecting Alaska’s children from exposure to toxic chemicals – how you can help!
The Toxic Free Children Act (HB 53 / HB 27) is a state bill that would ban ten toxic flame retardants in children’s products and furniture. Chemicals used to make products such as toys and furniture are not regulated or tested for safety. These chemicals harm our health. They have a range of health effects, including learning and developmental disabilities, cancers, and reproductive impairment. Children are especially vulnerable.
Podcast Available – State of the Science: Children’s Environmental Health in Alaska and the Circumpolar North
CHE-Alaska Teleconference recorded January 31, 2018
9:00 AM Alaska Time (10:00 am Pacific; Noon Central; 1:00 pm Eastern)
About the call:
Children in Alaska and the Circumpolar North experience disproportionate exposures to toxic chemicals that may have long-term negative health consequences, such as neuro-developmental effects, cancer, birth defects, metabolic disorders, and compromised immune systems. Hear a summary of the scientific evidence
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