Americans actually agree on something — they want products free of harmful chemicals

2022-10-12

As we near midterm elections, a new poll has done the unthinkable: found an issue that doesn’t divide us.

Americans want government and industry to get harmful chemicals out of our products, according to a survey of 1,200 registered voters commissioned by the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment at the University of California, San Francisco. More than 90% of those surveyed supported the notion that the government should require products be proven safe before they are put on the market.

“At a time when most issues are politically polarized, the issue of keeping people safe from harmful chemicals finds widespread agreement among Democrats, Republicans and Independent voters,” said Celinda Lake — president of Lake Research Partners, which conducted the poll — in a statement.

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Environmental Health News, 12-10-22
; https://www.ehn.org/support-for-chemical-regulation-2658439235.html