Chemicals In Children's Car Seats Addressed At Washington HearingMonths after KPIX 5 began investigating worrisome chemicals in children's car seats, lawmakers on Thursday finally took the matter up on Capitol Hill with the aim of putting regulators on the hot seat.
Car Seat Chemical Probe Prompts Legislation, Lands KPIX Reporter On CBS 'The Talk'A KPIX 5 investigation exposing the false advertising, legal loopholes and outdated regulations that allow the exposure of millions of babies and toddlers to dangerous chemicals in car seats is generating national attention.
Consumer Reporter's Shocking Discovery: Daughter, Car Seat Test Positive For Same Cancer-Causing Flame RetardantLike most flame retardants, TDCPP does not stay inside car seats and kids are more susceptible to the harmful effects of chemical flame retardants because their cells are still developing.
10 Must Haves For Travel With Kids Some couples avoid high stress travel situations once they have a baby. Those parents are probably wise. My husband and I are not those parents. Before my daughter turned 2 years old, she’d logged more than 60 flight-hours and she continues to average two weekends a month snoozing in her travel crib.
ConsumerWatch: California Updates Flame Retardant Rules Over Toxic FearsAfter years of debate, California is finally updating its 1970s Federal Chemical Regulation in order to create new safety standards for flame retardant and toxic chemicals that are used on everyday products.
ConsumerWatch: Gov. Brown Says Flame Retardants Toxic, Seeks New StandardsGov. Jerry Brown is calling for changes to state flammability standards for upholstered furniture in an effort to reduce the use of what he said are toxic flame retardants.