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Sustain Health issue 2 footnotes 
> 1. The Biocidal Products Regulation  
> 2. Chemicals and Our Health: Why Recent Science is a call to action  
> 3. The Future of Fabric - Health Care", published by HBN, Oct.2007  
> 4. Chicago Tribune Investigation: Unhealthy Hospitals  
> 5. Phthalates and Children’s Health by Sheela Sathyanarayana, MD, MPH 
> 6. "Toxic Chemicals in Building Materials; An overview for Healthcare Organizations" Kaiser Permanente and the HBN  
> 7. Pharos Product Category Descriptions - Resilient Flooring  
> 8. America's Children and the Environment, US EPA, 2008  
> 9. "Annual Report to the Nation on the status of Cancer" 1973 through 1998  
> 10. State of the Evidence: The Connection Between Breast Cancer and The Environment" 2008  
> 11. "Trends in Environmentally Related Childhood illnesses," Pediatrics, 2004  
> 12. National Surveillance for Asthma, United States: 1980-2004  
> 13. Impaired Fecundity in the United States: 1992-1995  
> 14. Fertility, Family Planning and Reproductive Health of US Women; 2005  
> 16. "International Trends in Rates of Hypospadias and Cryptorchidism," Environmental Health Perspectives  
> 17. National Institute of Mental Health, "NIMH's Response to New Autism Prevalence Estimate:  
> 18. Scientific American "The Baffling Link Between Autism and Vinyl Flooring" 2009  

 
 
Additional 3rd Party Resources 
> HBN Releases Report on Contaminants in Tire-Derived Flooring  
Take Action for Transparency in Building Materials (HBN)  
> Biobased Products: what you need to know (EDC)  
> Why Healthcare is moving away from PVC  
> Environmental Impacts of PVC Building Materials (HBN)  
> Resilient Flooring Chemical Hazards  
> Chemicals in PVC Flooring Can Be Absorbed Into Children's Bodies: Study - US News and World Report