Center for Advanced Public Awareness

Our Mission:


We believe all consumers have the right to understand the depth and breadth of the chemicals they are exposed to in products on the market today.   


Our Mission

CAPA's goal is to enable all consumers to have access to the most comprehensive information about the chemicals in the products they buy.  We also want suppliers to be accountable for the dangerous and toxic chemicals that are often used in manufacturing processes.   In the public interest, we actively pursue enforcement of state and federal environmental laws.  We aim to create a cleaner, safer, and more informed society. 

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As part of CAPA's ongoing support of a consumer's right to know what chemicals may be in products they are using , CAPA offers free laboratory testing for  phthalates, pesticides, lead, arsenic, cadmium in suitable candidate consumer products. 

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