1. Environmental Working Group
From the group’s mission statement: A team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and computer programmers who “pour over government data, legal documents, scientific studies and our own laboratory tests to expose threats to your health and the environment, and to find solutions. Our research brings to light unsettling facts that you have a right
Check out their Skin Deep Database and Guide to Healthy Cleaning database which evaluate and rate personal care products and household cleaning products respectively
in terms of safety.
2. Center for Environmental Health
CEH protects people from toxic chemicals and promotes business products and practices that are safe for public health and the environment.
3. Children’s Environmental Health Center, Mount Sinai Hospital
The organization’s mission is to protect children against environmental threats to health. The Center supports programs in research, education and patient care. The Pediatric Environmental Health Speciality Unit (PEHSU) within the center provides free consultation for parents who have questions about environmental toxins (1-866-265-6201).
4. Commonweal’s Collaborative on Health and the Environment
The Commonweal Health and Environment Program seeks to protect human and ecosystem health from environmental contaminants. Together with climate change, environmental contaminants represent one of the greatest threats to human and ecosystem health of our time. Commonweal takes a science-based approach to the challenge of reducing manmade contaminants in the environment. Their initiatives include the Collaborative on Health and the Environment, Health Care Without Harm, the International POPS Elimination Network and the Commonweal Biomonitoring Resource Center.
5. Holistic Moms Network
6. Making Our Milk Safe
7. Campaign for Safe Cosmetics