I recently received an email from a parent who’s 4 year old son is a patient of mine, and she is pregnant and due with a baby girl in the next month. On top of all of that she is also a pediatrician. At any rate, her question was regarding BPA (bisphenol A) in bottles, and whether I thought she should throw out bottles that she had used with her son in favor of newer bottles. (more…)
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The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging Congress to address the heavy metals in children’s products. (more…)
The United States is in talks with international counterparts on an universal labeling system to trace the origins of imported goods for children. A global standard would help make children’s products safer, the U.S.’s product safety chief said.
“Preliminary discussions were underway about a universal label tracking system,” said Inez Moore Tenenbaum, chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. (more…)