States are leading the way to safer chemicals

32 states are considering 278 policies to protect people from toxic chemicals. 268 state policies have been adopted in 38 states.

Click on a green state to learn about policies to keep people safe from toxic chemicals that harm our health.

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Steering the nation towards a healthier future.

For over a decade, Safer States has united state advocacy groups to pass common-sense policies that keep harmful chemicals out of our food, water, and air. Together, we are building a future in which everyone can count on safe products, clean water and healthy communities.

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