Even the smartest shoppers can't avoid toxics

The U.S.'s main chemical law is so flawed, only a comprehensive fix will help

Infographic: Toxic chemicals are in your home and you

Time for change

Americans are exposed to an untold a number of chemicals every day, and almost none of them have ever been adequately tested for safety. Our primary chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), is badly broken and hasn’t been updated since 1976—almost 40 years. Members from both parties in Congress are working to update the Toxic Substances Control Act. Much work remains to ensure that we have strong federal reform.

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