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Additional Resources on Phthalates and Other Chemicals of High Concern

HUMAN EXPOSURE

• Schmitt C, Belliveau M, Donahue R, Sears A. 2007. Body of Evidence: A Study of Pollution in Maine People. Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine. <http://www.cleanandhealthyme.org/BodyofEvidenceReport/tabid/55/Default.aspx>

• U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals. <http://www.cdc.gov/exposurereport/>

PRODUCT USE

• Danish Environmental Protection Agency. Danish Surveys on Chemicals in Consumer Products (2001-2013). <http://www.mst.dk/English/Chemicals/
consumers_consumer_products/danish_surveys_consumer_products/
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• HealthyStuff.org; Researching Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Products. Ecology Center. <http://www.healthystuff.org>

• State of Washington, Department of Ecology. Children’s Safe Products Act Reports. <http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/cspa/search.html>

SAFER ALTERNATIVES

• Belliveau M, Lester S. 2004. Chapter 8: Don’t Buy It, in PVC: Bad News Comes in Threes: The Poison Plastic, Health Hazards and the Looming Waste Crisis. Center for Health, Environment and Justice; Environmental Health Strategy Center. <http://chej.org/wp-content/uploads/Documents/PVC/bad_news_comes_in_threes.pdf>

• Center for Health, Environment and Justice. PVC-Free Products for your School and Home. <http://chej.org/campaigns/pvc/resources/pvc-free-products/>

• Healthy Building Network. PVC-Free Alternatives. <http://www.healthybuilding.net/pvc/alternatives.html>

• Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell. 2011. Phthalates and Their Alternatives: Health and Environmental Concerns. Technical Briefing. January. <http://www.sustainableproduction.org/downloads/PhthalateAlternatives-January2011.pdf>

• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Design for the Environment. Alternatives to Certain Phthalates Partnership. <http://www.epa.gov/oppt/dfe/pubs/projects/phthalates/>

CHEMICAL REGULATION

• European Chemicals Agency. Authorisation List. <http://echa.europa.eu/addressing-chemicals-of-concern/authorisation/recommendation-for-inclusion-in-the-authorisation-list/authorisation-list>

• State of California, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. Current Proposition 65 List. <http://oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html>

• State of Maine, Department of Environmental Protection. Chemicals of High Concern. <http://www.maine.gov/dep/safechem/highconcern/index.html>

• State of Washington, Children’s Safe Product Act: The Reporting List of Chemicals of High Concern to Children. <http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/swfa/cspa/chcc.html>

• United States Environmental Protection Agency. Phthalates Action Plan. <http://www.epa.gov/oppt/existingchemicals/pubs/actionplans/phthalates.html>

• United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Phthalates. <https://www.cpsc.gov/phthalates>

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