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Poison Son Pets

Poison Son Pets

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NRDC Issue PaperApril 2009
Poison on Pets II
Toxic Chemicals in Flea andTick Collars
Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, MPHGina Solomon, MD, MPH
Contributing Authors
Maria Minjares, MPHHarris Epstein
POISON ON PETS II: Toxic Chemicals in Flea and Tick Collars
The Natural Resources Deense Council is an international nonproit environmental organization with more than1.2 million members and online activists. Since 1970, our lawyers, scientists, and other environmental specialists have worked to protect the world’s natural resources, public health, and the environment. NRDC has oices in New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Beijing. Visit us at www.nrdc.org.
The authors would like to thank all o the study participants or their invaluable contributions to the project; SusanKegley, PhD or her help with the risk assessments; and Patty Hiatt rom the Caliornia Poison Control System orher assistance in obtaining inormation on lea control product poisonings. We would also like to thank the ollowing NRDC colleagues or their assistance and guidance throughout the preparation o this paper: Gabriela Chavarria, PhD;Linda Greer, PhD; and Jennier Sass, PhD. Finally, we are grateul to the Ziering Family Foundation, the John Merck Fund, and the Belden Fund or their support.NRDC Director o Communications: Phil GutisNRDC Marketing and Operations Director: Alexandra KennaughNRDC Publications Director: Lisa GorediNRDC Publications Editor: Anthony Clark Production: Maxine Kim, maxinekim1@gmail.com
Copyright 2009 by the Natural Resources Deense Council.For additional copies o this report, send $5.00 plus $3.95 shipping and handling to NRDC Publications Department, 40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011.Caliornia residents must add 7.5% sales tax. Please make checks payable to NRDC in U.S. dollars.The report is also available online at www.nrdc.org/policy. This report is printed on paper that is 100 percent post-consumer recycled iber, processed chlorine ree.
Natural Resources Defense Council
POISON ON PETS II: Toxic Chemicals in Flea and Tick Collars
Table of Contents
Executive SummaryCHAPTER 1:
NRDC Finds Hazardous Chemical Residue Levels on Pet Fur
The EPA Has Failed To Regulate Hazardous Pet Products
Conclusion And Recommendations for Keeping Pets and People Safe
Natural Resources Defense Council

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