Downloads for Toxics & Health

Taking precautionary steps to reduce the negative impacts of toxics

As the first city to adopt the Precautionary Principle, San Francisco strives to protect the health of its residents, visitors and the local environment. SF Environment develops programs and policies to help individuals and businesses make safer choices in products, practices and services.

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SF Environment's factsheet on dealing with, and preventing bedbugs

Learn how to make your own cleaning products and reduce your exposure to harmful chemicals.

Resolution calling upon San Francisco hospitals and retailers to help reduce infant exposure to...

The Method used to test for the presence and concentration of Phthalates in Children's Toys...

A look at the potential hazards of chemicals in household cleaning products and their...

A look at five common antimicrobial chemicals and
their associated health impacts.

EcoLogo's revised standard for hard surface cleaners that limits products containing...

The hidden threats lurking in synthetic
fragrances and indoor air fresheners

Brief ranking of common children's toys for toxic phthalates content

Ranked list of toys that were tested for toxic content