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“Flame Retardants Are One Step Closer to Being Banned in Furniture and Baby Products”

Quoted from Vitals Lifehacker - https://vitals.lifehacker.com/flame-retardants-are-one-step-closer-to-being-banned-in-1819330550

“Flame Retardants Are One Step Closer to Being Banned in Furniture and Baby Products”

Beth Skwarecki  10/10/17 4:40pm Flame retardant chemicals are in most of your favorite foam-filled furniture—until recently, a California law even required them. But they don’t prevent fires, and they do carry health risks….
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“CPSC Warns Consumers: Avoid Toxic Flame Retardants”

Quoted from Natural Resources Defense Council - https://www.nrdc.org/experts/daniel-rosenberg/cpsc-warns-consumers-avoid-toxic-flame-retardants

“CPSC Warns Consumers: Avoid Toxic Flame Retardants”

September 28, 2017 Daniel Rosenberg  Today’s Federal Register contains a notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission that everyone  should read. In two pages, the CPSC warns consumers that dozens of related chemicals,…
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“Chemical found in everyday products from baby bottles to banknotes could increase children’s risk of obesity, reveals study for the first time”

Quoted from the Daily Mail - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4951394/Chemical-baby-bottles-increase-risk-obesity.html

“Chemical found in everyday products from baby bottles to banknotes could increase children’s risk of obesity, reveals study for the first time”

EXCLUSIVE BPA exposure significantly increases rodent’s risk of being overweight as adults The chemical also raises fat levels in the blood, increasing heart disease risk These results occur even when…
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“The Consumer Product Safety Commission Moves Forward on Ban of Toxic Flame Retardants”

Quoted from the East Bay Express - https://www.eastbayexpress.com/SevenDays/archives/2017/09/22/berkeley-based-foundation-at-the-forefront-of-nation-wide-chemical-ban

“The Consumer Product Safety Commission Moves Forward on Ban of Toxic Flame Retardants”

By Matt St. John The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) made progress this week toward banning an entire class of toxic flame retardants used in household products. The chemical family,…
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