carcinogens

Small retailers don’t want to make customers sick

California wants consumers to know that a chemical used in some kids products are known carcinogens. Toxic chemical diisononyl phthalate (DINP), manufactured by Exxon Mobil and other petrochemical companies, is being added to the California list of chemicals known to cause cancer, known as Proposition 65. The California Office of…

Protecting cancer-causing chemicals is not good for small business

Since when is protecting cancer-causing chemicals good for small businesses? That is one of the arguments Congressional supporters of an effort to defund the annual “Report on Carcinogens” (ROC) are making. The ROC is produced by the National Institutes for Environmental Health Science. The NIEHS does not test the chemicals.…