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Cancer-Causing

The Center for Environmental Health in Oakland claims these baby products have high levels of a flame retardant called Tris, which can cause cancer. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Oakland Group Finds Banned Flame Retardant In Baby Products

A cancer-causing chemical banned more than three decades ago is turning up in baby products found nationwide.

12/06/2012

Johnson's Baby Shampoo is pictured on display at a supermarket in Hong Kong on March 16, 2009. The world famous baby shampoo is a product of US health care giant Johnson & Johnson. AFP PHOTO/MIKE CLARKE (Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images)

Johnson & Johnson Reformulating Products To Remove Dangerous Chemicals

The health care giant late last year pledged to remove “chemicals of concern” from its baby products sold around the world. That change came after a large coalition of health and environmental groups began pressing J&J more than three years ago to make its personal care products safer.

08/16/2012

California Lawsuit Generic (AP)

Toxic Flea Collar Lawsuit Filed Referencing California’s Prop 65

The suit has been filed against the Environmental Protection Agency to require toxic labeling on flea collars that contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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