Green Paws identifies safe pet productsTo help you protect your pet from fleas and ticks without exposing them to harmful chemicals, the National Resources Defense Council (a nonprofit environmental organization) has created an online guide to more than 100 pest-control products for pets, ranking them according to how toxic their ingredients are. Products marked with a yellow paw (like Hartz UltraGuard One Spot Treatment for Cats and Kittens Cats and Kittens is a monthly magazine dedicated to cats, owners of cats, and breeders of cats. Its main rival is Cat Fancy. External links
You’ll be doing your pet and yourself a favor: Since 2003, the Center for Public Integrity has linked at least 1,600 pet deaths in the U.S. to the use of pest treatments that contain pesticides known as pyrethroids pyrethroids
synthetic substances with activity similar to the naturally occurring pyrethrins. They include cypermethrin, cyhalothrin, deltamethrin, flumethrin, permethrin. . Additionally, studies have connected these chemicals to a slew of human health conditions—including allergies, asthma, and cancer—especially in children and pregnant women. Now the NRDC NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council
NRDC National Research and Development Centre (Institute of Education, London)
NRDC National Realty & Development Corp. is petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), independent agency of the U.S. government, with headquarters in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1970 to reduce and control air and water pollution, noise pollution, and radiation and to ensure the safe handling and to take products with these chemicals off the market. You can support its efforts by signing and sending this letter to the EPA EPA eicosapentaenoic acid.
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n. . The NRDC is also distributing free kits with fact sheets and window displays to give to your veterinarian veterinarian /vet·er·i·nar·i·an/ (vet?er-i-nar´e-an) a person trained and authorized to practice veterinary medicine and surgery; a doctor of veterinary medicine.
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