Toxic Chemicals in Your Clothes

Buyer Beware: Clothing has been found in laboratory tests to contain an array of toxic chemicals like phthalates, lead, brominated flame retardants and even PFAS forever chemicals.

Autism Linked to PBDE Fire Retardant Chemical on Furniture, Carpets

Scientists have uncovered another link between autism/autistic behaviors and toxic chemicals common in household environments.  More specifically, a recent animal study demonstrated that adult subjects exposed to PBDEs pass on these neuroendocrine-disrupting chemicals to their developing offspring. Further, the female offspring show traits relevant to autism spectrum disorders.