With a team of physicians and scientists focused on the latest chemical and biological science, Thinkbaby and Thinksport continue to lead in the usage of safe materials for consumer products. Our efforts are further energized by working with both our leading child advocacy partners and like-minded individuals who seek alternative products.
It became clear during my work within a biological testing lab (non-animal) that products on the market were fraught with issues. It didn’t matter if the product was made in China, the US or Switzerland, there were chemicals leaching that had the potential to cause endocrine disruption, cancer and reproductive harm. It also became quickly clear that government regulation was not on the near horizon. So Thinkbaby and Thinksport set off to create alternatives. Thinkbaby and Thinksport approaches each product category with the came criteria. Safe. Functional. Sustainable.
The first line in the sand that we draw surrounds material safety. We don’t jump on new materials just because they are free of one chemical. The reason is that the potential for landing on some other potentially harmful chemical exists. Instead, we stay keenly focused on the latest emerging studies. We should also add that we understand the difference from valid science and industry-funded science. We wont work with scientists or doctors that endorse specific products. You can buy doctors like that anywhere, and its bad medicine in our opinion.
We then ask is the product functional? We don’t want to create the same old tired thing in the marketplace. So we look at problems within a category and look to improve upon the category. We also put economical into the functional category. The goal is to have a product that is pocket book friendly.
And finally we look to make our products sustainable. And we do this in two ways. Either the product needs to have an extremely long use life or it needs to be recyclable. The truth though is that we try to do both.
Our mission as a company is to provide safe consumer products. We don’t wait for a material to make headline news in order to make a change. We will continue to expand our products suite to offer alternatives to existing products on the market. We hear more and more folks refer to us as a lifestyle brand focused on safe products and that truly is the goal.
No utilization of known carcinogenic, reproductive toxic, endocrine disrupting, neurotoxic materials
Not contain health compromising chemicals – including alkylphenols, polyurethane, petroleum distillates, phosphates, chlorine, chlorinated or brominated solvents, petroleum-derived or petrochemical fragrances, parabens, sulfur oxides, organohalides, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (Perc), dioxins and furans, hexavalent chromium, organophosphate pesticides, polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (DEHP), 2,4, dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4, D) or toxic dyes
Not contain PVC, PET, Melamine, or Lead
Not contain bisphenol-A (BPA), PFCs, PBDE (polybrominated diphenyl ethers)
No animal testing