- Research across the world has proved chemical fire retardants causes significant health risks to humans, mammals and fish and the environment.
- The US and Europe have already banned many of these chemicals but the UK are doing nothing.
- Throughout your home from bed mattresses to electronics, textiles to furniture, children and adults are exposed every day to a poisonous stew of chemicals.
We need to start talking about the effects of fire retardant chemicals which leach into the air and our water-systems. It’s time to get informed and insist our government keep us safe.
Wake Up UK’s blog focuses on social media and social networking to open the debate, share worldwide research and make the UK face up to the dangerous fire retardant chemicals in our homes.