Health: Safer chemicals, cleaner air
Exposing the hidden threats to human health
Some forms of pollution are obvious. But some are hidden in plain sight, such as air pollution, and toxic chemicals, which are found in ordinary products—even baby bottles.
EDF is tackling this issue head-on, from transforming policy to working with top corporations.
See our solutions, then join us in taking action.
Forging a healthier path
We're surrounded by toxic chemicals, while the current laws are failing to protect us. Our scientific experts are exposing critical holes in America's chemicals policy and advocating to reform outdated laws.
The EPA's ability to enforce clean air is always under threat from political opponents. We're making sure that critical air pollution limits stay in place, with legal action and grassroots campaigns.
As part of our partnership with Walmart, we’re helping the world’s largest retailer gain a better understanding of which products they sell contain carcinogens, reproductive toxins and other chemicals of concern.