Category Health

“Exposure to common flame retardants may raise the risk of papillary thyroid cancer”

Quoted from Endocrine Society - http://www.endocrine.org/news-room/current-press-releases/exposure-to-common-flame-retardants-may-raise-the-risk-of-papillary-thyroid-cancer

“Exposure to common flame retardants may raise the risk of papillary thyroid cancer”

ORLANDO – Some flame retardants used in many home products appear to be associated with the most common type of thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), according to a new…
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“Toxic by Design”

Quoted from Endocrine Disruptors Action Group - https://endocrinedisruptorsaction.org/2016/10/11/toxic-by-design/

“Toxic by Design”

Toxic by Design: Eliminating harmful flame retardant chemicals from our bodies, homes, & communities Toxic by Design, investigates how failures in Canada’s regulatory approach to industrial chemicals—including a new regulation on…
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“State Senate approves ban on many flame retardants”

Quoted from The Salem News - http://www.salemnews.com/news/state-senate-approves-ban-on-many-flame-retardants/article_67161176-1e8b-11e6-8642-df3649cbb67b.html

“State Senate approves ban on many flame retardants”

“BOSTON — With support from consumer groups, firefighters and environmentalists, the Massachusetts Senate on Thursday passed legislation to ban certain chemical flame retardants from children’s products, upholstered furniture, window dressings,…
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