Many companies continue to use toxics chemicals in consumer products – simply because they’re not banned yet. That’s why it’s so important to know and avoid harmful ingredients in the products we put in our homes, on our skin or in our stomachs.
We believe that individuals should have the knowledge and tools necessary to help reduce their exposure to toxic chemicals in every day products. We help you do this by:
1. Testing products and people
For more than 10 years, we have been conducting ground-breaking research on the toxic impact on Canadians. Our lab tests have found toxic chemicals in newborn babies, heavy metals in makeup and harmful VOCs in popular cleaning products. Our research reports have often prompted government and industry action.
Removing the Stain
Getting cancer-causing chemicals out of your clothes.
The Dirty Truth
How toxic cleaning products are putting Canadians at risk.
Canadian children are being born pre-polluted with toxic chemicals.
The Trouble with Triclosan
A pervasive antibacterial chemical is polluting our bodies.
For a complete list of our reports, take a look here.
2. Providing Tips & Guides
We have a number of downloadable guides to help Canadians avoid toxic chemicals while shopping, cleaning, and more. Take a look!
A guide to cleaning and indoor air
A guide to non-toxic drycleaning
A guide to sunscreen
A guide to insect repellent
The Toxic Ten Pocket Guide
3. Empowering Canadians to be Chemical Detectives
We’re hosting workshops to help Canadians learn how to identify potential environmental carcinogens in their homes, what they can do to protect their health, and how they can take action.
4. Celebrating Responsible Companies
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