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Environmental and health advocates call on Massachusetts legislators to get toxic chemicals out of children’s products

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Silent Spring Institute published a peer-reviewed article today that details how widespread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in children’s products, including clothes, bedding, and furnishings. In response, the Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, a coalition of 60 environmental and public health nonprofits, called upon Massachusetts state legislators to pass pending bills that would  protect Massachusetts’ children from PFAS and other toxic chemicals.

The Alliance for a Healthy Tomorrow, led by Clean Water Action, is urging Massachusetts legislators to ban PFAS in children’s products and to gather better data on other potentially harmful chemicals that may be in toys, clothing, cosmetics, bedding and other items for children under 12.



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