Welcome to Chemical Safety Facts

Everyday Chemistry

Toys and Chemical Safety

Here’s what you need to know about chemicals and toy safety.

Read more: Toys and Chemical Safety

Everyday Chemistry

Chemistry’s Role in Your Holiday Celebrations

From veggie casseroles to pie, chemistry is enabling tasty feasts...

Read more: Chemistry’s Role in Your Holiday Celebrations

Everyday Chemistry

Toys and Chemical Safety

Here’s what you need to know about chemicals and toy safety.

Read more: Toys and Chemical Safety

Health

How Do Chemicals Impact the Endocrine System

It Depends on Dose & Duration of Exposure

Read more: How Do Chemicals Impact the Endocrine System

Health

Vaccine Ingredients and Safety

Vaccines save an estimated 2.5 million lives every year from infectious diseases. Let's take a closer look!

Read more: Vaccine Ingredients and Safety

Everyday Chemistry

Types of Plastic Food Packaging and Safety: A Close-Up Look

You don’t have to be a scientist to understand the many ways plastics are useful.

Read more: Types of Plastic Food Packaging and Safety: A Close-Up Look

Chemistry 101

Chemical Ingredients 101: How to Read a Product Label

Why are ingredient labels so complex?

Read more: Chemical Ingredients 101: How to Read a Product Label

Chemical Exposures and Our Endocrine System

Learn about the science behind how chemicals interact with the body’s endocrine system.

Read more: Chemical Exposures and Our Endocrine System

Is is safe to microwave plastic? Get the facts

We rely upon plastic to help store leftovers and keep foods fresh. Did you know that some plastics are specifically designed to withstand use in the microwave?

Read more: Is is safe to microwave plastic? Get the facts

More Chemistry Info.

Chemical Ingredients 101: How to Read a Product Label

Why are ingredient labels so complex?

Read more: Chemical Ingredients 101: How to Read a Product Label

Government Regulation of Chemicals

Learn more about the primary federal regulation overseeing the safety of chemical products—the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and bipartisan efforts to update the law.

Read more: Government Regulation of Chemicals

What Makes Polystyrene Different from Styrene? It’s a Matter of Chemistry.

What’s the difference between styrene and polystyrene? Although the names sound familiar, styrene and polystyrene are different and have completely different properties.

Read more: What Makes Polystyrene Different from Styrene? It’s a Matter of Chemistry.

Sweet Chemistry of 5 Summer Fruits

Even Mother Nature knows that chemicals are naturally in everything, including the healthiest, most delicious foods.

Read more: Sweet Chemistry of 5 Summer Fruits

Are There Really Thousands of Untested Chemicals in Our Products?

Learn the truth about chemicals in commerce here.

Read more: Are There Really Thousands of Untested Chemicals in Our Products?

What is a Chemical Exposure?

Three infographics help put chemical exposures in perspective.

Read more: What is a Chemical Exposure?