Quick Start:
Start learning about the health effects of consumer products

On the H&ERC Site...

  • Newsstand: Articles about the health effects of fragrances, pesticides and other consumer issues.

  • Library: Material Safety Data Sheets for consumer Products.  Medical journal abstracts about the health effects of exposures in specific occupations or situations.

  • The Wall of Personal Testimony: Personal stories by people living with injuries caused by exposures to chemicals in the workplace and at home.

On the Safe Shopper's Directory Site...

  • Articles: Articles on the health effects of specific ingredients, and an opportunity to ask about an ingredient that you are curious about.
  • Links: Links to other websites that provide information about environmental health, including a link to the recent report published by the Physicians for Social Responsibility concerning the effect of common chemicals on our children.

  • Safe Shopper's Directory: Comprehensive listing of companies offering less toxic alternatives to household products.

On other sites...

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