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The Workgroup for Safe Markets

We are a national collaborative of groups working to shift the market away from hazardous chemicals and toward safer chemicals and products. Together, we can protect our families and create a healthier, cleaner economy that works for all. On this website, you'll learn:

 

What’s New

  • Critics of Proposed Trade Treaty Demand Accountability for Toxic Chemicals.  Groups worldwide send letter to US Ambassador & EU Commissioner.  Read the press release.

  • Plastics Scorecard v.1.0 offers the first comprehensive method for assessing and reducing chemicals of high concern in plastics.  Read the news release.

  • New tests find bee-killing pesticides in 51% of “bee-friendly” plants from garden centers across U.S. and Canada.

    Read the full report, press release, and check the list to see which retailers have committed not to use or sell neonicotinoids.

  • Official World Cup sponsor, Adidas, announces detox roadmap to be PFC-free by 2017.  Read the press release and Adidas' policy

  • Toxic chemicals don't belong in feminine products.  Period.  Women's Voices for the Earth has a message to Procter & Gamble, makers of Tampax and Always.  Watch the video.

  

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