Global Design Concepts Inc. (GDCI): Stop making children's backpacks with harmful toxins
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Global Design Concepts Inc. (GDCI): Stop making children's backpacks with harmful toxins

    1. Petition by

      Cecilia Greenwald

      Davis, CA

Please sign this petition. It is disturbing that Global Design Concept, Inc. has placed profit over the protection of our children by allowing backpacks to be made with harmful toxins like Phthalates.

According to the 27th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report released by the U.S. Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG) Dora the Explorer backpacks were found to have high levels of phthalates, which is a chemical used to soften plastics that has been linked to multiple heath problems in children. 

As a mom of 3 children I am outraged that my innocent little 2-year-old daughter, for whom I purchased 2 Dora the Explorer backpacks made by GDC, Inc., has been exposed to this harmful chemical because of the negligence of GDC Inc. and their willingness to put profit over protection of our children by choosing to not make safe products. We demand that they stop making backpacks and other bags with harmful toxins and refund all monies spent on buying their backpacks and bags.

To:
Global Design Concepts Inc. (GDCI)
Stop making children's backpacks with harmful toxins

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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      Cecilia Greenwald
      Petition Organiser

      Let's join together to protect our children from toxic containing products like the Dora the Explorer Backpack made by Global Design Concepts Inc. (GDCI). Please sign the petition and ask your friends, family members and colleagues to sign the petition too. Please post on your FaceBook page. Together we can do this!

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    • danielle tellier GAITHERSBURG, MD
      • 11 months ago

      i have a child and I don't want to get cancer either!

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    • Jeanine Dichristofano PALOS HILLS, IL
      • over 1 year ago

      how could anyone let toxins be in childrens backpacks. As a grandmother of 3 I am outraged and I will share this with everyone I know!

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    • Carol Mitchell DETROIT LAKES, MN
      • over 1 year ago

      These products can be made safely, so please don't use fabrics and such with toxins just to make a profit!

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    • Mary Stone ORIENTAL, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      I have grandchildren and want them to be safe from these toxins.

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    • Christine M.C.Money LONG VALLEY, NJ
      • over 1 year ago

      Almost certainly, these items are made in China. The US admits it only checks a tiny fraction of imports, be it toys or food or anything else. Refuse to buy anything that is not made here or in a country that has a record of proper production protocol and uses safe materials.

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