household cleaning products

Cleanup Planned for Tainted Creeks Near Ohio Superfund Site

Cleanup Planned for Tainted Creeks Near Ohio Superfund Site

CHICAGO, Illinois, July 14, 2008 (ENS) – A month-long public comment period begins today on a proposed $3.8 million plan to clean a toxic insecticide from soil and sediment in two creeks near the Nease Chemical Superfund site in Columbiana County, Ohio. The Nease Chemical Co. operated from 1961 to 1973, producing household cleaning products,…

California Sues 'Natural' Companies Over Carcinogen in Soaps

California Sues 'Natural' Companies Over Carcinogen in Soaps

SACRAMENTO, California, June 10, 2008 (ENS) – California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has filed a lawsuit against companies that manufacture or distribute body care and household cleaning products that have tested highest for the carcinogenic chemical 1,4-dioxane. The lawsuit was filed May 29 in the Alameda County Superior Court. Named as defendants are…