Banned Toxins permitted in dog treats, pet beds, pet toys: chemicals that have been band or highly regulated in children’s products because they have been found to cause devastating effects in children, adults and the ecology.
These Toxins are not equally regulated in pet toys and pet food products. So how is it that banned products that had damaging and deadly consequences for children and the environment are still in your pets’ toys and food?
As corporations have done in the past, they look for loop holes and exploit them. When it’s discovered that a product is harmful to humans there are huge legal consequence, not so with pets.
Companies can simply have other countries manufacture and rebrand the product for your pet. If something awful happens then the company may claim they knew nothing about it and redirect the blame towards the foreign country and then simply move the product to another facility under another name.
- Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) PVC is more commonly known as vinyl and is sometimes used to make dog toys. …
2017-Washington state passed a groundbreaking chemical reporting law for children’s products so that consumers and policymakers have better information on damaging chemicals in toys and other products for children
· Phthalates: Phthalates give vinyl its characteristic smell. If your dog or cat toys smell, they contain a high level of phthalates. This ingredient is known to cause a problem to the kidneys, liver and reproductive system. 2008-We helped establish the strongest standards in the nation for lead, cadmium, formaldehyde and phthalates in kids’ products through passage of the Children’s Safe Products Act.