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ID Theft & Privacy Checklists

By | Mike Litt
Consumer Campaigns Director, U.S. PIRG

Today, we're releasing our revamped Identity Theft and Online Privacy resources.

Toxic triclosan in toothpaste?

By | Dev Gowda
Director, Campaign for Toxic-Free Products

A recent article in the LA Times revealed that a new study found that the toxic compound triclosan, which is commonly found in toothpaste as well as other consumer products such as cosmetics, children’s toys, and yoga mats, “could cause adverse effects on colonic inflammation and colon cancer.”

While we appreciate that Governor Ducey’s plan dedicates the majority of the VW Settlement Funds to replacing dirty, old school buses, the plan can and should be improved. Read our suggestions.

No one should lose a loved one to deadly chemicals. But right now you can walk into Lowe’s and other stores and buy paint removers containing highly toxic chemicals.

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