The Health Case for Reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act

This report by Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families said "the U.S. has the opportunity to prevent rising rates of chronic disease and reduce health care costs by overhauling federal chemical chemical policy.

May 4, 2010

A new report, The Health Case for Reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act by Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families, says “the U.S. has the opportunity to prevent rising rates of chronic disease and reduce health care costs by overhauling federal chemical policy. Evidence is strong and growing that chemical exposures contribute significantly to the rise in many chronic diseases, according to this new report synthesizing peer-reviewed science.”