Feb 15 - Toys R Us to Phase Out PVC

Retailer giant Toys R US announced today that it was phasing out the use of PVC in store, joining Sears, Wal-Mart and others in pledging to reduce consumer exposure to toxins.

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PVC packaging can contain Lead, Cadmium and phthalates, which are especially dangerous to children. Additionally, PVC packaging is a powerful contaminant in the plastics recycling process.Â

CAW and PVC Phase Outs:

  • Assembly Member Julia Brownley is authoring a bill this year that aims to help retailers phase out PVC use.