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Almost 80,000 chemicals are sold in the United States, and we are exposed to many of them on a daily basis. We know with alarming certainty that some of these cause cancer, but most remain unexamined and unregulated.
Surprisingly, the United States lacks federal legislation to protect consumers from an abundance of harmful chemicals in everyday products.
In fact, the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act, or TSCA, a toothless law, is the only major U.S. environmental law that has never been brought up to date. The late Senator Frank Lautenberg (Democrat, New Jersey) proposed the Safe Chemicals Act, which was the first attempt to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act. Senator Lautenberg’s Safe Chemical Act would have required manufacturers to provide information regarding the chemicals contained in consumer products.
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