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The Workgroup for Safe Markets

We are a national collaborative of groups working to shift the market away from hazardous chemicals and toward safer chemicals and products. Together, we can protect our families and create a healthier, cleaner economy that works for all. On this website, you'll learn:


What’s New

  • Target Expands List of Chemicals It Wants Out of Consumer Goods.  Read the article in Bloomberg Business.  

  • Safer substitutes show growth potential.  Read the article about how ‘green chemistry’ is projected to grow from $11 billion in 2015 to nearly $100 billion by 2020.

  • Read about how Hidden Toxins Contaminate Black Homes in this article in BlackPressUSA with comments from Campaign for Healthier Solutions Coordinator Jose Bravo.

  • The end is near for phthalate plasticizers.  Read the blog from Healthy Building Network on how the market for toxic plasticizers in building materials is closing.

  • United Nations votes to ban PCP.  Read an editorial representing affected arctic communities in the Alaska Dispatch News.