2/9 – Miriam Rotkin-Ellman, NRDC – Toxic Flea Collars

1)      NRDC study on toxic pesticide residues from flea collars (also
has some info on pet and human poisonings)
http://www.nrdc.org/health/poisonsonpets/

2)      Blog on EPA review of spot-on-products
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mrotkinellman/epa_flea_tick_safety_ann
ouncem.html

3)      Blog and up to date information about our work on flea collars.
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/mrotkinellman/epa_continues_to_lag_in_
protec.html

4)      Link to take action and send a letter to EPA asking them to
protect kids and pets from toxic flea collars
https://secure.nrdconline.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&
id=2113&autologin=true&JServSessionIdr004=iyfpasly44.app306a

5)      More information on how to protect families from harmful
chemicals  

1.       http://www.nrdc.org/health/toxics.asp 

2.       http://switchboard.nrdc.org/tsca.php 

3.       http://www.simplesteps.org/#tk-featured-questions

For safe and effective environmental flea control and prevention, visit Julie’s top pick: www.fleabusterswa.com

For safe and effective flea products like shampoos and sprays, go to www.allthebestpetcare.com to find the location nearest you!