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June 4, 2018

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On a daily basis, Americans are exposed to many of the 80,000 chemicals currently used in the U.S. See an @nys_health fact sheet on potentially toxic chemicals found in personal care products:

On a daily basis, Americans are exposed to many of the 80,000 chemicals currently used in the United States—few of which are adequately tested for their effects on health.

A growing body of scientific evidence shows that even the smallest dose of some chemicals can be harmful, including those found in commercial products such as cosmetics, personal care products, cleaning products, and children’s products.

Get a printable fact sheet on potentially toxic chemicals that are commonly found in everyday products.


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