Flame retardants weakened frogs’ immune systems image

Frogs exposed to PBDE flame retardants during early life developed weakened systems, a condition that could leave them vulnerable to disease, say University of Wisconsin scientists. Their study – the first of its kind – suggests that…

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How to Find Safer Alternatives to Chemicals of Concern Webinar image

Alex Stone, Senior Chemist at the Washington State Department of Ecology, joined us for a deep dive into the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) Alternatives Assessment Guide. The Guide provides options for how to evaluate alternatives to chemicals of concern and identify safer alternatives. Alex elaborated on the details of the Guide and discussed how it will inform Alternatives Assessments in Washington State.

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Walmart, California and beyond: The 411 on safer chemical rules image

This month, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control announced its first three "priority products" under the Safer Consumer Product Regulations: 1. Children's foam padded sleeping products containing the flame retardant Tris (1,3-dichloro-2-propyl) phosphate (TDCPP…

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GreenScreen® Newsletter - March 3, 2014 image

Welcome to the first issue of our periodic community newsletter. It is our goal to provide you with updates on the GreenScreen method, case studies, opportunities to improve your GreenScreen assessment skills and upcoming events…

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