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Toxic Formaldehyde Hides In Children’s Clothing and Bedding

December 30, 2008

USA does not have any safety standard in place when it comes to formaldehyde limits in textiles. As a mother of two young children, I want this to get spread far and wide. There is a petition that you can sign they are looking for 10,000 signatures and they plan to submit it to President-elect Barak Obama. The US needs to be more forward thinking in the safety of its future, our children.

Japan and some European countries (Austria, Finland, Germany, Norway and Netherlands and others), laid down national legislation restricting the presence of formaldehyde in textile products…

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 4, 2009 6:39 pm

    Wow, it’s so amazing what we do have regulations for… and what we (US) completely avoid. I didn’t realize this, but it’s something I’ll be conscious of from now on. Thanks. Happy New Year!!


  2. January 4, 2009 6:43 pm

    Oh yeah, I forgot to mention what kind of camera I use… you had asked. I use a Canon Rebel, a digital SLR, and love it. I always go to photoshop for post editing as well! Thanks for asking!


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